Department Specific Deadlines

Academic programs establish their own application deadlines, which are often substantially earlier than the general university deadlines described below. In such cases, program deadlines supersede the more general university deadline. Some academic programs also admit applicants for specific terms only (e.g. fall term). Applicants should contact the proposed graduate program for deadlines and any other restrictions. 

In the absence of earlier program deadlines, the following university deadlines exist:

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

Absolutely no later than 30 days prior to the first day of classes.

International Applicants

To allow adequate time for students to obtain visas and make travel arrangements, the following deadlines have been established for international applicants:

IMPORTANT: Program specific deadlines supersede the deadlines below. Please contact your proposed graduate program for program specific application deadlines.

Term

Begins

Deadline for applying from Outside the U.S.  

Deadline for applying from Within the U.S.

Fall

September

April 1

June 1

Winter

January

July 1

September 1

Spring

March/April

October 1

December 1

Summer

June

January 1

March 1