Interested in becoming a Terp? Here are some helpful tips and tricks to keep in mind.
The application for Fall 2020 is now LIVE! Submit your application through the Coalition site. Select an intended major to study (this can be changed once a student is enrolled), and get creative with your free responses! The Early Action deadline* is November 1, 2019, and the Regular Deadline is January 20, 2020
*What does "Early Action Deadline" mean? An early action deadline is a nonexclusive, nonrestrictive, priority deadline. Students applying to Maryland are free to apply to as many universities as they would like, as this deadline is not binding. Applying by November 1 means you took action sooner, and you will hear from us by the end of January with an admissions decision.
The early action deadline is non-binding; these applicants will have until the date listed in the "Enrollment Confirmation Deadline" column on our Admissions website to confirm their enrollment.
For priority consideration, applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by the early action deadline where applicable. Freshmen who apply by November 1 for the fall semester will receive priority consideration for admission to the university, merit-based scholarships and invitations to special programs. Transfer students who apply by the early action deadline for the fall semester will receive priority consideration for admission to the university and merit-based scholarships.
- Students and their families are encouraged to begin working on their FAFSA paperwork to identify the best solution for their financial needs.
- Schedule a tour or a visit during our Summer and/or Fall semesters via the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Applications received after the regular deadline will be considered on a rolling, space-available basis.
Questions? Visit the Apply Maryland FAQ site, or email us at admitbsos [at] umd [dot] edu.