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Freshman Application Deadlines

We have provided this timeline to assist you in the application process. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!

Fall semester 2014

Application for Admission

December 16, 2013
Priority deadline for fall 2014 admission applications

The fall 2014 application is now available! We are no longer accepting applications for fall semester 2013. If you have any questions about fall 2013, please contact us.

Note: Freshman applicants with an interest in a major offered by the College of Design or College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences are encouraged to apply for fall 2014 freshman admission; we anticipate that we will have space available for qualified students with an interest in those colleges. We are no longer accepting applications for fall semester 2014 for other colleges. If you have any questions about fall 2014, please contact us.

Financial Aid

March 1, 2014
Financial aid application (FAFSA) priority deadline
To apply for need-based grants, scholarships, loans, work-study; and non-need-based student and parent loans, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This application will become available in January 2014. The FAFSA is used to determine your eligibility for federal, state, and University aid. Even if you think you may not be eligible, we strongly encourage you to submit the FAFSA. For more information about the FAFSA, visit the Costs, Aid, and Scholarships section of our website.

Guaranteed Housing

May 1, 2014
Freshman Housing Guarantee deadline
The University of Minnesota guarantees housing to all admitted first-year freshmen who are willing to accept assignment to any space designated, and who:

  1. Submit the housing application-contract and $25 non-refundable housing application fee to Housing & Residential Life no later than May 1, 2014; and
  2. Confirm their enrollment with the Office of Admissions no later than May 1, 2014.

The housing application will become available in December 2013. Admitted freshmen who apply for housing after May 1 are placed in housing on a space-available basis.

Enrollment Confirmation

May 1, 2014
Enrollment confirmation deadline

When students confirm their enrollment, they are declaring their intent to attend the University of Minnesota, and we will reserve a place for them in the incoming class. The enrollment confirmation deadline for fall 2014 admitted students will be May 1, 2014.

Please note: The fall 2013 University of Minnesota freshman class is full. We are no longer accepting confirmations for fall 2013. If you have any questions about applying to or attending the University, please contact us to speak with your admissions counselor.

Need help finding something?

Office of Admissions, a Division of the Office of Undergraduate Education • 240 Williamson Hall • 231 Pillsbury Drive S.E. • Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213 • P: 1-800-752-1000 • F: 612-626-1693