Admission Information

Freshman Admission Dates and Deadlines

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Apply early! Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis beginning in late fall as applications are completed and all supporting documents are received. You may apply as early as August of your senior year. Freshman applications are considered for the spring, summer and fall semesters.

Summer/Fall 2023 Semester Start

  • August 1, 2022 – Summer/fall application opens.
  • November 1, 2022 – Priority application deadline for admission, including campus choice.
    • If you do not apply by the priority deadline, you are not guaranteed the campus that you applied for. You will be considered on a space-available basis.
  • December 15, 2022 – First release of admissions decisions followed by rolling decisions release.
  • January 1, 2023 – Priority deadline for financial aid consideration. Submit your application and FAFSA by this date to be considered for the most types of aid possible.
  • January 15, 2023 – Application completion deadline for admissions scholarships. Submit your application and all supporting documents by this date to be automatically considered for valuable admissions scholarships.
  • January 15, 2023 – Priority application completion deadline for admission consideration.
  • March 1, 2023* – Final application deadline. Submit your application by this date to be considered for summer or fall admission.
  • March 15, 2023 – Final application completion deadline. Submit your application and all supporting documents by this date to be considered for Summer and Fall 2023 admission.
  • May 1, 2023 – Admissions deposit deadline. Submit your $200 admission deposit or deposit waiver by this date to reserve your space in the summer or fall semester.
  • June 1, 2023 – Orientation registration deadline for Summer students. Student must have an orientation reservation by this date or their admission will be cancelled.

*Or prior on a space available basis.

Spring 2023 Semester Start

As of May 1, 2022, Spring 2023 capacity has been reached. Deadlines below have been updated accordingly.

  • February 1, 2022 – Spring application opened.
  • May 4, 2022 – Spring application closed.
  • October 1, 2022 – Priority admissions deposit deadline. Submit your deposit or deposit waiver by this date for your best chance of securing a space in our Spring 2023 class.
  • October 14, 2022 – Admissions deposit deadline. Submit your $200 admission deposit or deposit waiver by this date to reserve your space in the spring semester.
  • December 1, 2022 – Orientation registration deadline. Student must have an orientation reservation by this date or their admission will be cancelled.

Spring 2024 Semester Start

  • March 1, 2023 – Spring application opens.
  • October 1, 2023 – Spring final deadline to apply.
  • October 1, 2023 – Priority admissions deposit deadline. Submit your deposit or deposit waiver by this date for your best chance of securing a space in our Spring 2024 class.
  • October 15, 2023 – Application completion deadline. Submit all supporting materials by this date to be considered for the spring semester.
  • November 1, 2023 – Admissions deposit deadline. Submit your $200 admission deposit or deposit waiver by this date to reserve your space in the spring semester.
  • December 1, 2023 – Orientation registration deadline. Student must have an orientation reservation by this date or their admission will be cancelled.

Learn more on the USF Journey Through Admission or our virtual information session.