First-Year Admission Deadlines

First year students can apply early. Learn about the differences between Early Decision, Early Action, and Regular Decision and see which one is right for you.

Fall Early Decision I Early Action
Application deadline November 1 November 1
Supplemental materials
November 15 November 15
Decision notification begins mid-Dec. late Jan.
Deposit deadline Feb. 15 May 1
Fall Early Decision II Regular Decision
Application deadline January 15 January 15
FAFSA deadline* February 1 February 1
Supplemental materials
February 1 February 10
Decision notification begins mid-Feb. mid-March
Deposit deadline March 1 May 1
Spring Regular Decision
Application deadline November 1

Institutional aid for those who apply after the deadline will be offered on a funds available basis.

*For U.S. citizens and permanent residents only.
**Please have all of your application materials (e.g. transcripts, letter of recommendation or test scores if you’re including them in your application) sent to USF by this date.

Transfer Admission Deadlines

Deadlines Regular Decision
Regular application deadline* March 1
FAFSA deadline** March 1
Decision notification begins April 1
Deposit deadline June 1

*Applications completed after the posted deadlines will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
**For U.S. citizens and permanent residents only.

Office of Undergraduate Admission

Lone Mountain Main 251
2800 Turk Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

Monday - Friday:
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fax (415) 422-2217