Admissions Dates and Deadlines

Undergraduate Admissions

Applications for undergraduate admission are processed on a rolling basis and students may apply at any time prior to the start of classes. However, all students are encouraged to apply at their earliest opportunity to allow ample time to complete the application process and be considered for scholarship.

October 1
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available.

November 15
Early Decision Deadline. Application deadline for Early Decision applicants.

December 15
Deadline to receive one-time $2,000 Priority Grant. (Completed application and all supporting documents required)

January 15
Application deadline to receive priority consideration for scholarships and grants.

March 1
Recommended application deadline for fall admission.

May 1
Enrollment and housing deadline (students who observe this deadline are guaranteed campus housing).

Transfer Student Admissions

We encourage you to apply as early as possible before your anticipated term of enrollment, but no later than April 1 (Summer term), August 1 (Fall term) or December 15 (Spring term).

Graduate Admissions

Applicants seeking to enroll in any graduate degree or certificate program, or to register for classes at Fairleigh Dickinson University, must formally apply for admission.

Students are encouraged to apply at their earliest opportunity to allow ample time to complete the application process prior to the start of classes. Most graduate applications are processed on a rolling admissionsbasis throughout the year.

The Exceptions are:

  • PhD in Clinical Psychology: December 15 deadline for Fall
  • PsyD in School Psychology: March 1 deadline for Fall
  • MA in School Psychology: March 15 deadline for Fall
  • MA in Forensic Psychology: May 15 deadline for Fall

Vancouver Campus

Graduate degree admissions: Graduate admissions for Vancouver Campus

Undergraduate degree admissions: There are no application deadlines for bachelor's degrees. Students are admitted on a "rolling basis." Applications for the upcoming trimester are accepted up until the start of classes.