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Regular Decision is the most common plan used by students who apply to Carnegie Mellon. It’s common for students to apply Regular Decision to a number of institutions and then compare financial aid offers.

Regular Decision Deadlines

Application Plan: Regular Decision

Due by: January 1
Notified by: no later than April 15
Enroll by: May 1


Application Plan: Regular Decision for Schools of Drama and Music

Due by: December 1
Notified by: no later than April 15
Enroll by: May 1

If you're applying to the School of Architecture, Art, Design, Drama or Music, please view our fine arts admission requirements. For fine arts students, it’s advantageous to apply earlier in the process in order secure auditions or portfolio review appointments.

If Carnegie Mellon is your first choice university, check out our binding Early Decision Plan.