High school seniors can apply to the SELF Program, a four-year enrichment and leadership experience
Engineering students build concrete canoes, Formula race cars, unmanned planes, and rockets for competitions nationwide
More first and second place awards in student AIAA aircraft design contests than any other school in the world
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
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Upcoming Events and Deadlines
  • Jan 17, 2017: First day of classes for Spring 2017
  • February 6, 2017 (Monday): Last day to drop a class and not have it appear on your transcript.
  • February 13, 2017 (Monday): Last day to add or increase credits for Spring 2017 classes.
  • April 17, 2017 (Monday): Last day to withdraw or drop a course with a "W" on your transcript. Most students can drop online, but some schools/careers require permission to drop after February 6, 2017.​

Here is a list of important financial deadlines*:​

  • January 23: 100% tuition refund for dropped hours, classes, or withdrawals​
  • January 24 – February 13: 50% tuition refund for dropped hours, classes, or withdrawals​
  • February 14: 0% refund for dropped hours, classes, or withdrawals