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If you are applying from high school or with equivalent high school requirements, you will apply as a First-Year Applicant. Are you a citizen from outside the US? Be sure to see the requirements on the International Applicants page. If you have completed at least one semester as a degree candidate at another college or university, apply as a Transfer Applicant. And if you’ve already decided BU is your first choice among schools, apply as an Early Decision Applicant.

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Early Decision 2 and Regular Decision



Early Decision 2 Notification: February 15 Regular Decision Notification: Late March

September Transfer



Notification: Beginning to Mid-April

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