You should apply well in advance of the semester you intend to study to allow enough time to obtain the required visa from your local U.S. consulate and to complete all the necessary paperwork for obtaining a visa.
Here are our preferred application deadlines:
UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR INTL APPLICANTS
|Desired Semester||Application Completion Deadline|
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