Application Deadlines - College of Graduate Studies

Application deadlines vary by program and are specific to a given semester to which each program admits applicants. Application deadlines are also subject to change. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to check the application deadline for the program in which they are interested. All items required for admission must be received by the published deadline. International applicants should apply significantly in advance of the deadline to allow time for the arrival of any required admission items via international mail. For those programs with rolling admission, in general, priority deadlines are specified below:

U.S. Citizens/Naturalized Citizens

Fall Semester

March 1 (Priority)

July 1 (Final Deadline)

Spring Semester

October 1 (Priority)

November 15 (Final Deadline)

Summer Semester

March 15 (Priority)

April 1 (Final Deadline)

International Students

Fall Semester

March 1 (Priority)

June 1 (Final Deadline)

Spring Semester

October 1 (Final Deadline)

Summer Semester

February 1 (Final Deadline)

Admission to the College of Graduate Studies is competitive. Applicants are encouraged to submit application materials by the Priority Deadline. Priority is for students seeking financial aid, scholarships, and assistantships. Applications received after the Final Deadline may be considered by the Program Directors on a case-by-case basis.