Critical Dates for Transfer Applicants

September Admission
March 1 Application deadline*
March 1 Deadline for the CSS/PROFILE and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be received by the processors**
Beginning Mid-April Admission decisions are available on the Applicant Link

* Applicants to the School of Theatre and School of Music: We strongly suggest that you file your applications by January 1 to allow time to prepare and schedule auditions or interviews.

January Admission
November 1 Application deadline
November 1 Deadline for the CSS/PROFILE and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be received by the processors**
Mid-November to Mid-December Admission decisions are available on the Applicant Link

**We recommend registering for a CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE online with CSS six weeks before the financial aid deadline. For detailed information, please see the Financial Assistance website.

To apply for either September or January admission, you must have completed all previous coursework in good academic standing and be available to register and attend classes on the date the semester begins.

International Transfer Students: Please note that Boston University financial assistance is not available to international students. For general information about financial assistance, request the booklet “Financial Planning for Study in the United States” from the U.S. Information Agency or the binational advising center in your home country.