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Application Deadlines

A completed application and all required supplemental materials (e.g., official transcripts, official test scores, and portfolio) must be submitted before your application deadline. The application deadline is a received-by date not a postmarked date, so please give yourself ample time to submit your materials prior to the deadline.

Freshman Deadlines and Critical Dates (Domestic and International)

Deadline Material Due

November 1

Early Action applications due; decisions released in mid-December.

Applicants applying to the BA/BS/MD accelerated degree program must have all application materials submitted.

November 15

Early Action CSS Profile due; required if interested in institutional need-based financial aid.

November 17

Early Action CSS Profile noncustodial parent supplement due; required for students with a noncustodial parent.

January 15

Regular Decision applications due; decisions released by April 1.

February 15

Regular Decision CSS Profile due; required if interested in institutional need-based financial aid.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) priority submission deadline; required if interested in federal or state need-based financial aid.

February 17

Regular Decision CSS Profile noncustodial parent supplement due; required for students with a noncustodial parent.

May 1

Tuition deposit and housing deposit due for accepted students.

Transfer Deadlines and Critical Dates

The application deadlines for transfer applicants vary depending on the term in which you wish to enroll. Refer to our Undergraduate Majors for program-specific limitations and entry terms.

Any full-time student who wishes to live on campus must pay a tuition and housing deposit. Please note that housing for transfer students is not guaranteed. For housing applications and information, visit the University Housing website.

International Applicants: International application deadlines are for applicants who do not currently live in the United States. Applicants residing in the United States may follow the general application deadlines.

Fall Term (September)

Deadline Material Due
Rolling Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the class is full.
Rolling Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) due; required if interested in need-based financial aid. Read more about How to Apply for Aid.
Rolling CSS Profile due; required if interested in institutional need-based financial aid. Note: Applicants for the nursing ACE and part-time programs are not required to submit the CSS Profile. Read more about How to Apply for Aid.
July 15 International fall term admission applications due for applicants who do not currently live in the United States.
October 15 Nursing ACE 11-month and 24-month: Priority deadline fall term admission applications due. (Applications received after deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the class is full.) Note: Review for this program begins one year in advance of term start date.

Winter Term (January)

Deadline Material Due
November 1 International winter term admission applications due for applicants who do not currently live in the United States.
November 15 Priority deadline for winter term admission applications. (Applications received after deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis.)
Rolling FAFSA due; required if interested in need-based aid. We encourage you to file this as soon as possible so that Drexel can issue a financial aid package. Read more about How to Apply for Aid.
Rolling CSS Profile due; required if interested in institutional need-based financial aid. Note: Applicants for the nursing ACE and part-time programs are not required to submit the CSS Profile. Read more about How to Apply for Aid.

Spring Term (Late March/Early April)

Deadline Material Due
January 31 International spring term admission applications due for applicants who do not currently live in the United States.
February 15 Priority deadline for spring term admission applications. (Applications received after deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis.)
April 15 Nursing ACE 11-month: Priority deadline spring term admission applications due. (Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the class is full.) Note: Review for this program begins one year in advance of term start date.
Rolling FAFSA due; required if interested in need-based aid. We encourage you to file this as soon as possible so that Drexel can issue a financial aid package. Read more about How to Apply for Aid.
Rolling CSS Profile due; required if interested in institutional need-based financial aid. Note: Applicants for the nursing ACE and part-time programs are not required to submit the CSS Profile. Read more about How to Apply for Aid.