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Admissions Deadlines

Freshman Applicants

Early Action Deadlines

Please note: Early Action Deadlines are non-binding.

Application Type Early Action Deadline Notification* Apply
Fall 2022 Admission December 1, 2021 December 23, 2021 Apply Now
Fall 2022 School of Nursing December 1, 2021 January, 10, 2022 Apply Now

*We will begin notifying freshman applicants of their official admission decision in October. Students who complete their application for admission by the Early Action Deadline of December 1, 2021 will be notified of their official admission decision by December 23, 2021. School of Nursing applicants who complete their application for admission by the Early Action Deadline of December 1, 2021 will be notified of their official admission decision by January, 10, 2022. College of the Arts applicants may not receive their decision by December 23rd based upon their audition or portfolio review status.

Preferred Deadlines

Application Type Preferred Deadline Apply
Fall 2022 Admission March 1, 2022 Apply Now
Fall 2022 Scholarship Consideration March 1, 2022 Apply Now
Fall 2022 School of Nursing January 15, 2022 Apply Now
Spring 2022 Application December 15, 2021 Apply Now

Freshman applicants may also apply through Common App.

For Scholarship Consideration, you must complete your application by March 1, 2022. Students interested in the School of Nursing will be notified of their official admission decision by April 1, 2022 (tentative).

Transfer Applicants

Application type Preferred Deadline Final Deadline Apply
Spring 2022 Admission November 15, 2021 December 15, 2021 Apply Now
Fall 2022 Admission April 15, 2022 Apply Now

Interested in transferring to Montclair State University?

Please join us for our Transfer Application Day on Friday, October 22, 2021. At this event, you will have the opportunity to meet with our transfer admissions counselors to discuss the entire transfer process, submit your Spring or Fall Transfer Application and receive an application fee waiver.

Register Now

Students seeking readmission to the University

Application type Deadline Notification date Apply
Spring 2022 Admission November 15, 2021 2-4 weeks after
completion of application
Apply Now
Fall 2022 Admission April 15, 2022 2-4 weeks after
completion of application
Apply Now

Visiting Students

Visiting students may submit an application up to the last day of the course drop/add registration period (typically 10 days after the start of the semester). To ensure timely processing of the application, visiting students should complete and check your Spring/Fall 2022 application and application status well in advance of this period.