Freshman Application Deadlines

College application deadlines are going to sneak up on you. Trust us. So get informed now on Maryland’s deadlines.

 Fall Admission 

(Entry for semester beginning in September)

Priority Application Deadline
Apply by this date for best consideration for admission to the university as well as consideration for merit-based scholarships and invitations to special programs. It may take 2-5 days after submitting your application for you to be able to view the status online.

November 1: You’ll receive a decision by January 31 if you complete the application by this date. This is not an early-decision program; you will have until May 1 to confirm enrollment.

Regular Application Deadline
January 20: You’ll receive a decision by April 1 if you complete the application by this date. Applications received after January 20 will be reviewed on a rolling, space-available basis.

Confirmation Deadline
May 1: Deadline to confirm fall enrollment and request on-campus housing and meals.


Spring Admission
(Entry for semester beginning in January)

Regular Application Deadline
August 1: If you have any non-U.S. academic records, you must apply by this date.
December 1: Applications received after December 1 will be reviewed on a rolling, space-available basis for spring enrollment. Due to space limitations, early application is strongly recommended.

Confirmation Deadline
November 15 or 30 days from date of admission, whichever is later.

Apply by November 1 to receive best consideration for admission to the University of Maryland.

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