Application Deadlines for Freshmen

First Year Students

  • December 1* - Early Action
  • February 1 - Merit Scholarship Consideration
  • March 1 - University Honors College Consideration
  • June 1** - Regular
  • December 1

Your application and all supporting official transcripts/documents must be received by the deadlines above.

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis. In order to maintain quality programs and student services, the University will adhere to the printed deadlines. Failure to submit complete, official records of all AP/prior college coursework and high school transcripts will result in a delay in the application review process. Applications and all supporting documents must be received by the Undergraduate Admissions Office by stated deadlines to ensure that a decision can be rendered for the desired term.

*Early Action (EA) admission is non-binding.  Students who submit and complete applications by December 1 are guaranteed a decision by January 15.  EA students have until the standard May 1 deadline to select their college.

**Students with extenuating circumstances after the stated deadlines should contact the Admissions Office directly at 973-720-2646 or and speak with an admissions counselor.