Freshman Admission Dates and Deadlines
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 2024 Semester Start
Summer/fall application opens.
Priority Application Deadline
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.
Start of Admissions Decisions
The Office of Admissions will begin releasing admissions decisions on December 8 after 5 p.m. ET.
Please note: Not all applicants will receive an admissions decision on December 8 due to application volume. Keep an eye on your email inbox for your admissions decision!
SSAR Priority Completion Deadline
Complete your Student Self-Reported Academic Record (SSAR) by January 15 to be considered for priority admission.
Scholarship Consideration Deadline
Qualify for merit-based admissions scholarship by submitting all required documents needed to complete your application. This can include your application fee, test scores and SSAR/transcript(s).
Final Application Deadline
Submit your application by this date to be considered for summer or fall admission.
Final Application Completion Deadline
Submit all required documents to USF by March 15, including submission of the SSAR, to be considered for Summer/Fall admission.
Submit your $200 admission deposit or deposit waiver by this date to reserve your space in the summer or fall semester.
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If you are starting in Spring 2024, review the enrollment deadlines below to ensure you're on track:
Spring 2024 Deadlines
Spring 2024 Semester Start
The Spring 2024 application closed in February due to capacity.
Confirm Enrollment for Priority Consideration
Submit your $200 admissions deposit or deposit waiver by this date for your best chance of securing a space in our Spring 2024 class.
Submit your $200 admission deposit or deposit waiver (based on space available) by this date to reserve your space in the spring semester.
Orientation Reservation Deadline
Student must have picked an orientation date by December 1 for the Spring semester or their admission will be canceled. It is not necessary for you to have attended Orientation by December 1.