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Application Deadlines

Fall 2021 Application Deadline Extended

We realize this year has been filled with unexpected challenges, and you may need extra time making your college decision. To help, we’ve extended the application deadline from March 1 to April 15 for the Fall 2021 undergraduate semester at our downtown Chicago campus.

Application Deadlines

Listed below are dates by which applications must be submitted and all required credentials must be on file in order to receive equal consideration with other applicants. Allow sufficient time for the processing of transcripts and reference requests so that they arrive at the Admissions Office prior to the stated deadlines.

To ensure your application can be considered for the semester of your choice, please have all reference forms and transcript(s) postmarked by the following dates:

Semester Application Deadline Decision Letters Mailed
Fall Semester
Early Decision Dec. 1 Mid-January
Regular Decision March 1 Mid-April
Spring Semester
Regular Decision Oct. 1 Mid-November

Music Program Applicants

It is strongly recommended that students who are interested in applying for a music major submit their application by an earlier date. This will help to provide sufficient time to gather and process the additional information that the Music Department requires.

Semester - Music Application Deadline Audition Deadline Decision Letters Mailed
Fall Semester
Early Decision Nov. 15 Dec. 1  Mid-January
Regular Decision Feb. 15 March 1 Mid-April
Spring Semester
Regular Decision Sept. 15 Oct. 1 Mid-November