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  • Fall Admission: Bachelor's Degree Program Deadlines

    Early Action for Freshman Applications: November 1

    All applicants must submit their online application and required application materials by November 1 to be considered for early action. A decision letter will be mailed at the end of December to applicants who met the Early Action deadline. Incomplete applications will be rolled forward to the January 15 regular decision deadline. In some cases, the Admission Committee may need to postpone a decision in order to review additional information. If the committee decides to postpone its decision on an application, that application will be reviewed again during the regular decision period. 

    Please note: only Freshman applicants can apply for the Early Action deadline.

    Regular Priority Deadline for Freshman Applications: January 15

    All applicants are encouraged to submit their online application and all required application materials by January 15, but this deadline is particularly important for anyone who wishes to be considered for university housing or scholarships. Applications received after the priority deadline has passed will be considered only if places are available. Prospective students who apply and submit all required application materials by January 15 will receive decision letters by April 1.

    Transfer students who have earned fewer than 15 studio art credits are encouraged to submit their applications by the January 15 deadline. 

    Priority Deadline for Fall Transfer Applications: April 1

    Sophomore and junior transfer applicants are encouraged to submit their online application and all required application materials by April 1. Applications received after the priority deadline has passed will be considered only if space is available. Transfer applicants who apply and submit all required application materials by April 1 will receive decision letters by May 1. The following majors do not accept Junior level transfers: Design and Technology, Fashion, Integrated Design, and Product Design.

    Sophomore level transfers: applicants who possess a strong portfolio coupled with a minimum of 15 credits in Studio Art coursework (for BFA and BBA applicants) or Business coursework (for BBA applicants only) and 9 credits of Liberal Arts coursework (minimum of 24 credits). Coursework should preferably be equivalent to the First Year at Parsons.

    Junior level transfers: applicants who possess a strong portfolio coupled with a minimum of 40 credits in Studio Art coursework (for BFA and BBA applicants) or Business coursework (for BBA applicants only) and 12 credits of Liberal Arts coursework.  Junior level transfers should preferably have 60 transferable credits.  Transfer students seeking junior entry should also refer to the curriculum page of the program of interest.

    Spring Admission: Bachelor's Degree Program Deadlines

    Priority Deadline for All Spring Semester Applications: October 15

    Prospective students who apply and submit their online application and all required application materials by October 15 will receive decision letters in late December. Transfer students: Contact the Office of Admission to confirm the number of transfer credits required for spring admission. Applications that are not complete by October 15 will be considered only if places are available.

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