Deadlines

Freshman & International application deadlines

November 1

Early Action If you wish to be reviewed early based on transcripts through your junior year, you must have your application postmarked by November 1. You must take the SAT or ACT no later than November. Nonbinding notification by January 1.  

If you believe you are a candidate for the Chancellor's Scholarship, it is highly recommended that you apply by the November 1 deadline, or shortly thereafter.

November 1 

Early Decision If you wish to be reviewed early for a binding decision based on transcripts through your junior year, you must have your application postmarked by November 1. You must take the SAT or ACT no later than November. You, your counselor, and your parent must sign this document demonstrating an understanding that an admission decision to TCU is contractually binding. Binding notification by January 1.

Students applying Early Decision who intend to apply for Financial Aid must also submit the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE in order to complete their application. Students who enroll at TCU will have the cost of filing the CSS Profile credited to their student account.

January 1

Early Action II If you wish to be reviewed early based on transcripts through your junior year, you must have your application postmarked by January 1. You must take the SAT or ACT no later than December. Nonbinding notification by March 1.

February 15 Final Deadline If you wish to include your fall semester/trimester grades, you must have your application postmarked by February 15. Notification by April 1. All students who apply by the Final Deadline will be considered for scholarship until funds are depleted.

Applications received after February 15 will be considered on a space-available basis.
May 1 National Candidate Reply Date Tuition and housing deposits are due.

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Transfer application deadlines

December 1 Nursing – Accelerated BSN Clinical Program Deadline Students must complete their application and submit A2 (HESI) test scores by this date for admission to TCU and for Summer Accelerated Nursing Clinical consideration. Decisions will be sent mid-March. The Accelerated Nursing Program requires that all prerequisites are complete prior to the start of the program, and that the applicant have a bachelor degree. Click here to begin your application.
February 1 Nursing – Traditional BSN Clinical Program Deadline Students must complete their application and submit A2 (HESI) test scores by this date for admission to TCU and for Fall Clinical Nursing consideration. Decisions will be sent mid-April. The Traditional Nursing Program requires that all prerequisites are complete prior to the start of the program. Click here to begin your application.
  Important Note: The Accelerated Nursing Program and the Standard Nursing Program require that all prerequisites are complete prior to the start of the program. If your prerequisites are not complete but you wish to pursue a degree in nursing, please select a different deadline below and then select the Nursing Prerequisite major later in the application.
December 1 Final Deadline for Spring Semester Students whose applications are complete by December 1 will receive an admission decision by December 15. Applications completed after December 1 will be considered on a space-available basis.
April 15  Fall Early Action Deadline Students whose applications are complete by April 15 will receive an admission decision by June 1; academic scholarship recipients will receive award notification by July 1.
August 1 Final Deadline for Fall Semester Students whose applications are complete by August 1 will receive an admission decision by August 15;  All students who apply by the Final Deadline will be considered for scholarship until funds are depleted.

Applications completed after August 1 will be considered on a space-available basis.

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International transfer application deadlines

November 15 Nursing – Accelerated BSN Program Deadline Students must complete their application and submit A2 (HESI) test scores by this date for admission to TCU and for Summer Accelerated Nursing Clinical consideration. Decisions will be sent mid-February. The Accelerated Nursing Program requires that all prerequisites are complete prior to the start of the program.
February 1 Nursing – Traditional BSN Program Deadline Students must complete their application and submit A2 (HESI) test scores by this date for admission to TCU and for Fall Clinical Nursing consideration. Decisions will be sent mid-April. The Traditional Nursing Program requires that all prerequisites are complete prior to the start of the program.
  Important Note: The Accelerated Nursing Program and the Standard Nursing Program require that all prerequisites are complete prior to the start of the program. If your prerequisites are not complete but you wish to pursue a degree in nursing, please select a different deadline below and then select the Nursing Prerequisite major later in the application.
October 1 Consideration for Spring Financial Aid Students whose applications are complete by October 1 will receive an admission decision by December 1.
December 1 Final Deadline for Spring Semester Students whose applications are complete by December 1 will receive an admission decision by December 15. Applications completed after December 1 will be considered on a space-available basis.
March 15 Early Action & Academic Scholarship Consideration
Students whose applications are complete by March 15 will receive an admission decision by May 1; academic scholarship recipients will receive award notification by June 1.
April 15  Summer Deadline International students at colleges in the U.S. only. Summer sessions are for transfers from colleges in the U.S. with more than 24 hours of academic credit.
April 15  Fall Final Deadline International students at colleges in the U.S. only. Students whose applications are complete by April 15 will receive an admission decision by June 1. Applications completed after April 15 will be considered on a space-available basis. Summer sessions are for transfers from colleges in the U.S. with more than 24 hours of academic credit.

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