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Graduate Program Application Terms and Deadlines

While many of our graduate programs admit for any semester (term), some programs only admit for specific semesters.  Please select the appropriate term when applying for admission, to ensure your application is processed in a timely manner.   Below is a list of all programs offered and the semester(s) available for application.  If the program has a specific deadline for application, it is listed.  For programs without a listed deadline, the deadlines directly below apply.
                                                                           
International Applicants applying from outside the US:                               
Fall admission:         April 1                            
Spring admission:    August 1   
Summer admission: Due to the lack of entry level coursework offered during the Summer semesters, most graduate programs do not admit new international students for the Summer, unless the program specifically admits ONLY for Summer semester.    

US Citizens, Permanent Residents or International Students residing in the US:
Fall admission:   July 15
Spring admission: December 1
Summer admission: May 1 (Note for International Students: Due to the lack of entry level coursework offered during the Summer semesters, most graduate programs do not admit new international students for the Summer, unless the program specifically admits ONLY for Summer semester.)

PROGRAM DEADLINES - ALL APPLICANTS:

The following dates are the deadlines for submission of complete application materials for programs which have specific deadlines of their own.  In cases where the departmental deadline is earlier than the Graduate School deadline, you must meet the departmental deadline.  If the departmental deadline is later than the Graduate School deadline, you must meet the Graduate School deadline.

 

PROGRAM NAME TERM(S) OF ADMISSION (Fall, Spring Summer) DEADLINE (If different from general deadlines above)
Accounting All terms  
Aerospace Engineering (MS/PhD) All terms  
Aging Studies Fall and Spring only July 15 - Fall
December 1 - Spring
Anthropology Fall and Spring only February 1 - Fall
October 1 - Spring
Audiology Summer only

January 15

See Website

Biological Sciences Fall and Spring only March 1 - Fall
October 1 - Spring
Business Administration Fall and Spring only July 1 - Fall
December 1 - Spring
Executive MBA Every other Fall only (odd years) May 1 of year of admission (students outside the US)
June 1 of year of admission (students in the US)
Chemistry (MS/PhD) Fall and Spring only April 1 - Fall
September 1 - Spring
Communication All terms  
Communication Sciences and Disorders (MA) Fall only

January 15

See Website

Communication Sciences and Disorders (PhD) All terms  
Computer Networking All terms  
Computer Science All terms  
Counseling All terms May 1 - Summer/Fall
November 1 - Spring
Creative Writing Fall only January 10
Criminal Justice All terms  
Earth, Environmental & Physical Sciences All terms  
Economics All terms  
Educational Leadership (MEd) All terms  
Educational Leadership (EdD) Summer only Apps due before end of prior fall term
Educational Psychology All terms  
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (PhD) All terms  
Electrical Engineering All terms  
Engineering Management All terms  
English All terms  
Exercise Science All terms  
History Fall and Spring preferred March 15 - Fall
October 1 - Spring
Industrial Engineering (MS/PhD) All terms  
Innovation Design All terms June 1 - Fall
September 1 - Spring
February 1 - Summer
Learning & Instructional Design All terms  
Liberal Studies Fall and Spring only April 1 - Fall
October 1 - Spring
Mathematics (MS/PhD) All terms  
Mechanical Engineering (MS/PhD) All terms  
Music/Music Education All terms  
Nursing (MSN) Fall only May 1
Nursing Practice - Post Bachelor's Fall only May 1
Nursing Practice - Post Master's Spring only October 15
Physical Therapy Summer only See Website
Physician Assistant Summer only See Website
Physics All terms  
Psychology - Clinical Fall only December 1
Psychology - Community Fall only January 15
Psychology - Human Factors Fall only January 15
Public Administration Fall and Spring only April 1 - Fall
November 1 - Spring
School Psychology All terms March 15 - Summer and Fall
October 15 - Spring
Social Work Fall only December 15 (by 5pm)
Sociology Fall only March 1
Spanish All terms  
Special Education All terms  
Sport Management All terms  
Studio Arts (Painting, Photo Media, Printmaking, Sculpture, Ceramics) Fall and Spring only 1st Wednesday in February - Fall
1st Wednesday in October - Spring
Teaching All terms