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For regular decision, there is no CIA application deadline for our degree programs—you can apply for admission up to 18 months in advance of your intended enrollment.
If you are interested in enrolling in our September 2020 class and want an early, non-binding admission decision, you can apply Early Action! The CIA application deadline for Fall 2020 Early Action is November 15, 2019.
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