USA Universities Application Deadlines for 2023-2024


29 June 2023



Studying in the USA offers a plethora of good opportunities for international students. Firstly, the country is renowned for its amazing academic facilities, cutting-edge technologies, up-to-date sports infrastructure, and world-class facilities.


This ensures students access a stimulating learning environment that fosters intellectual growth and encourages innovation. Apart from this, the practical approach to teaching in American universities encourages students to actively participate in hands-on learning experiences, fostering critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and real-world application of knowledge.


Every year the country receives millions of applications from different parts of the world. Applying to US universities and getting visa approval is a lengthy process. Every university has a certain deadline by which they accept applications. In this blog, let’s discuss the timeline for the application process and the deadline to apply to US universities for international students. Let’s get this interesting read started the, shall we?


US Universities Application Deadline for International Students 2024

Here we have provided the intakes available and application deadlines of some of the best universities in the USA.

Serial No.




Application Deadline


Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan), Summer (Jun)

Fall: 15 Dec, Spring: 15 Sep, Summer: 31 Dec, Aug: 15 Dec, Jan: 15 Sep, Jun: 31 Dec 


Arizona State University


Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan)

Fall: 29 Dec, Spring: 14 


University of Albany - State University of New York

Albany, New York

Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan)

Fall: 01 Aug, Spring: 01 Dec 


Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan), Summer (May)

Fall: 01 Jul, Spring: 01 Nov, Summer : 07 Apr 


Kent State University

Kent, Ohio

Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan)

Fall: 15 Jun, Spring: 01 Nov 


University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston)

Boston, Massachusetts

Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan)

Fall: 20 Apr, Spring: 01 Oct 


University of Idaho

Moscow, Idaho

Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan)

Fall: 01 May, Spring:15 Oct 


New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, New Jersey

Fall (Sep), Spring (Jan)

Fall: 01 May, Spring: 15 Nov 


Texas State University

San Marcos, Texas

Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan)

Fall: 01 Jun, Spring: 01 Oct 


San Francisco State University

San Francisco, California

Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan)

Fall: 01 March, Spring: 01 Oct 


Florida Institute Of Technology

Melbourne, Florida

Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan), Summer (May)

Fall (Aug): 01 Jun, Spring (Jan): 14 Oct, Summer (May): 01 Apr 


University of Dayton


Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan), Summer (May)

Fall: 15 Aug, Spring: 01 November, Summer: 04 June 


California State University, Fresno

Fresno, California

Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan)  

Fall (Aug): 01 May, Spring (Jan): 01 Nov 


University of the Pacific

Stockton, California

Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan)

Fall : 22 Jul, Spring : 25 Nov, Aug : 22 Jul, Jan : 25 Nov 


California State University, San Bernardino

San Bernardino

Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan)

Fall (Aug): 15 Jul, Spring (Jan): 15 Dec 


Adelphi University

Garden City, New York

Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan)

Fall: 18 Jul, Spring: 14 Dec 


University of Colorado Denver

Denver, Colorado

Fall (Aug), Spring (Jan)

Fall: 15 Feb, Spring: 15 Sep 

Timeline to Apply for Fall Intake in USA

Fall is the most popular intake in USA among international students. Technically, it is the start of the academic year. Almost all the US universities accept applications from international students during this intake for all the courses. Below we have mentioned the Fall admission in USA 2024 deadline and the application timeline.



June - September

Search for the best universities according to your course and budget. Also, check the eligibility criteria and get all your documents ready. 

October - January

Make the application at your shortlisted universities. 

February - March

During this time, you’ll receive an offer letter from the university. After receiving the offer letter, apply for I-20 form.


Fill out your visa application form (Form DS-160). Also, fill out CGI and pay the SEVIS fee.

May - July

Appear for the Visa Interview. Also, carry all documents with you during the interview. 

July - August

Book your flight tickets to the US


Fly to the US and enjoy your study abroad journey 

Timeline to Apply for Spring Intake in USA

Spring is another major intake in the USA. International students who miss a chance to apply in the Fall intake generally apply in the spring intake. So, if you have also missed the chance for Fall intake 2023, don’t miss the chance to apply before the spring admission in USA 2024 deadline. Also, check the timeline below to apply for the Spring 2024 intake in USA.



February – March 

Shortlist the universities according to your course preferences and budget. Also, check the scholarships and eligibility criteria of the university.

April - May

Appear for an English proficiency test and standardise admission test if required to apply for your course at the certain university.

June – July 

Get the results of your proficiency test and get all your other documents ready.

August – September

Apply to all the shortlisted universities for your course.


Get the letter of confirmation from the university.


Complete all the processes of a US student visa and pay the SEVIS fee.


Book your flight ticket and pack your bag for your study abroad journey.


Move to your dream university.

Timeline to Apply for Summer Intake in USA

Fall and Spring intakes are popular intakes in USA when compared to summer intakes. However, the summer intake has its advantages. The chances of getting an offer letter from the university are highest during summer intake due to fewer applications. Now, let’s check the timeline and deadline for Summer intake in USA.



July – August 

Research for US Summer Intake Universities. Decide the course you want to study in USA and find the best universities by considering all the factors


Take the Required tests to study in USA. Appear for tests required to study in USA universities - GMAT, GRE, SAT and ACT. Language proficiency tests include IELTS, TOEFL, Duolingo, etc.

October - November - 

Start applying to your selected universities in the USA and attach the relevant documents with your student application for the US university.


Receive an offer letter from the university in the USA if your application is selected.

January - February

After getting an offer letter from a US summer intake university, apply for a US student visa and loans, if needed and pay your SEVIS fee. 

March/ April

Once you receive your US student visa, book your flight tickets to the US.


You’re all set to fly to your university in the US. 


To conclude, as an international student, you must research the university well in advance and apply to them at least a month before the deadline. Applying to the university before the deadline increases the chances of getting an offer letter. So without further delay, start your study abroad journey as soon as possible.


If you are still unsure or would like to get deeper insight, we encourage you to speak with our team of expert counsellors at Meridean Overseas Education Consultants (MOEC). If you are unable to travel to our offices, we offer online counselling services via our website. Our dedicated counsellors will provide you with the best guidance regarding your application to study in USA. Don't hesitate to contact us at or call us at 1800-1230-00011.

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