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Bachelor of Science (First-Year)

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions handles the application process for incoming undergraduate students.

Important Dates:

Early Action Deadline for Dual-Degree Applicants: November 1

Regular Decision Deadline: February 1

Portfolio Deadline: February 1

(Early Action applicants: Your portfolio is not due until February 1)

Enrollment Deposit Deadline: May 1

Apply for Admission to Taubman College: Architecture

High school seniors have five options when they are ready to apply to Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. Watch the overview and use the tools and information below for more information about applying.

Admissions Options Visual Admissions Options Chart Common Application

First-year applicants submit their application using the Common Application.

Not sure how to apply? Take this short interactive quiz to learn more.


The Office of Undergraduate Admissions processes all undergraduate applications and can answer all inquiries about application requirements and submission. You can use the "Ask Blue" Admissions Chatbot for questions you have.

Undergraduate Admissions Knowledge Base

Dual Degree Application Instructions

How to apply Dual Degree on the Common Application:

  • In the "General" section of the University of Michigan Common App: select "Early Action" as your "Preferred Admission Plan"
  • In the "Academics" section: select "Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning Dual Applicant"
  • Select your second program choice (LS&A, Art & Design, Engineering) in the "Dual Program" section*
  • Submit your Common Application by November 1
  • Submit your Portfolio by February 1

Common Application

Students who apply Dual Degree by November 1 will receive a decision (Admit or Defer) from their second unit (LS&A, Engineering, and/or Stamps) by the end of January. These students will still have until February 1 to submit their Portfolio. They should expect a final decision from Taubman College by the end of March.

Application Fee and Waivers

More info: Paying the Application Fee or Requesting an App Fee Waiver.

Submitting Your Portfolio

View requirements for submitting your portfolio.

Application Status and Evaluation

Enrollment Connect is a U-M website for all application needs: track your checklist and application status, receive important messages from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, view application decision, and more. To log in, use the login credentials from the email sent from Michigan.Admissions@umich.edu verifying your application submission has been successful. If you have not received your login credentials, please visit Verification Email Not Received.


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