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Application deadlines are set by the individual graduate program admission committees and relate to the semester and year to which one has applied. Final dates for a completed application means that all associated required documents are needed to be received by that date.

Application for fellowship, tuition scholarship or assistantship merit-based financial awards is a part of the admission application form and is made at the time of application. The university-wide application deadline for merit-based awards is February 1. Applicants are encouraged to apply early and contact the major instructional department for additional application information and for deadlines earlier than February 1.

 

 

Program Degree Application Deadlines

Accounting

MS, MS/MBA
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply
March-31 International application deadline


Agricultural & Resource Economics

MS
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Agricultural Education

MA
FALL:
April-02 Final deadline to apply


American Material Culture

MA
FALL:
January-15 Final deadline to apply


Animal and Food Science

PhD, MS
FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
November-15 Final deadline to apply


Applied Mathematics

PhD, MS
FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Applied Physiology

PhD
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Art Conservation

MS
FALL:
January-15 Final deadline to apply


Art History

PhD, MA
FALL:
January-01 Final deadline to apply


Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

MS, PSM, CERT
FALL:
April-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
October-01 To be considered for departmental funding
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

PhD
FALL:
February-15 To be considered for departmental funding
April-15: Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
August-15 To be considered for departmental funding
October-15 Final deadline to apply


Biological Sciences

PhD, MS, PhD/MBA
FALL:
January-15 To be considered for departmental funding
May-15: Final deadline to apply
April-01 International application deadline


SPRING:
October-01 Limited Option


Biomechanics & Movement Science

PhD, MS
FALL:
April-15 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
October-15 To be considered for departmental funding
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Biomedical Engineering

PhD
FALL:
December-20 Final deadline to apply


Biotechnology

PSM, CERT
FALL:
January-15 Optimum consideration deadline
May-01: Final deadline to apply
April-01 International application deadline


SPRING:
October-01 Limited Option


Chemical Engineering

PhD, MCHE, MCHE/MBA
FALL:
January-06 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
November-30 Final deadline to apply


Chemistry & Biochemistry

PhD, MA, MS
FALL:
February-01 Final deadline to apply


Childhood Foreign Language Education

MA
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Civil Engineering

PhD, MAS, MCE, MCE/MBA
FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
October-01 Final deadline to apply


Climatology

PhD
FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding, Final deadline to apply


Communication

MA
FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
May-01: Final deadline to apply


Computer Science

PhD, MS

Department funding not available for spring admits.

FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Criminology

PhD, MA
FALL:
January-03 Final deadline to apply


Cybersecurity

MS
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Dietetic Certificate Program

CERT
FALL:
January-15 Preselect
February-15: Final deadline to apply


Disability Leadership

CERT
FALL:
February-01 Final deadline to apply


Disaster Science & Management

PhD, MS
FALL:
January-15 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


Early Language and Literacy

CERT

Not admitting students at this time.

Economics

PhD, MA, MS, MA/MBA
FALL:
February-15 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


Economics and Entrepreneurship for Educators

MA
SUMMER:
March-27 Final deadline to apply


Economics Education

PhD
FALL:
February-01 Final deadline to apply


Education

PhD
FALL:
December-15 Final deadline to apply


Educational Leadership

EdD
FALL:
February-28 Final deadline to apply


Educational Technology

MEd
FALL:
April-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
November-01 Final deadline to apply


Electrical Engineering

PhD, MS, MS/MBA
FALL:
February-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
November-01 Final deadline to apply


Energy & Environmental Policy

PhD, MEEP

Applications submitted by March 1 receive priority attention.

FALL:
June-15 Final deadline to apply


Engineering Outreach

CERT

Applications accepted up to first day of classes of a given term.

English

PhD, MA
FALL:
January-01 To be considered for departmental funding
May-01: Final deadline to apply


Entomology & Wildlife Ecology

PhD, MS
FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
November-01 To be considered for departmental funding
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Entrepreneurship & Technology Innovation

CERT

Applications accepted up to first day of classes of a given term.

Entrepreneurship and Design

MS

Priority admission given to those who apply March 31.

SUMMER:
May-31 Final deadline to apply


Exceptional Children & Youth

MEd
FALL:
April-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
November-01 Final deadline to apply


Exercise Science

MS
FALL:
January-15 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
September-15 Final deadline to apply


Fashion and Apparel Studies

MS, CERT
FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


Finance

MS, MS/MBA
FALL:
March-15 Final deadline to apply
January-15 International application deadline


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply
October-01 International application deadline


Financial Service Analytics

PhD
FALL:
February-01 Final deadline to apply


Fine Arts

MFA
FALL:
February-15 Final deadline to apply


Foreign Languages & Literatures

MA
FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Foreign Languages & Pedagogy

MA
FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Geography

PhD, MA, MS

For the MA and MS only, Spring Applications are accepted with the final deadline of July 1.

FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding, Final deadline to apply


Geological Sciences

PhD, MS
FALL:
February-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
October-01 Final deadline to apply


GIS Certificate Program

CERT
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Health Coaching Certificate Program

CERT
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


Health Promotion

MS
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


Health Services Administration

MS
FALL:
March-01 Final deadline to apply


Historic Preservation

MA, CERT

Not admitting students at this time.

History

PhD, MA, CERT
FALL:
January-05 Final deadline to apply


Hospitality Business Management

MS, MS/MBA
FALL:
February-15 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Part Time


Human Development & Family Studies

PhD, MS
FALL:
February-01 Final deadline to apply


Human Nutrition

MS
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Information Systems & Technology Management

MS, MS/MBA
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
January-01 Final deadline to apply


International Business

MS, MS/MBA
FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
May-01: Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
November-01 Final deadline to apply


Leadership in Early Childhood and Human Services

CERT

Not admitting students at this time.

Liberal Studies

MA
FALL:
April-15 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
November-15 Final deadline to apply


Linguistics & Cognitive Science

PhD, MA, CERT
FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
May-01: Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
November-01 MA Only


Marine Policy

MMP
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Marine Studies

PhD, MS
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Materials Science & Engineering

PhD, MMSE, MMSE/MBA
FALL:
February-01 Final deadline to apply


Mathematics

PhD, MS
FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply


MBA (Business Administration)

MBA
FALL:
February-01 Optimum consideration deadline
June-01: Final deadline to apply
May-01 International application deadline


SPRING:
October-01 To be considered for departmental funding
December-01 Final deadline to apply
November-01 International application deadline


SUMMER:
April-01 Final deadline to apply


MBA Online (Business Administration)

MBA

* FALL and SPRING terms refer to FALL I and SPRING I.

FALL:
August-10 Final deadline to apply


FALL II:
October-05 Final deadline to apply


WINTER:
December-08 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
February-08 Final deadline to apply


SPRING II:
April-04 Final deadline to apply


SUMMER:
June-06 Final deadline to apply


Mechanical Engineering

PhD, MEM, MSME, MEM/MBA, MSME/MBA

MEM ONLY: program does accept applications for spring with a deadline of October 15.

FALL:
January-15 To be considered for departmental funding


Medical Sciences

PhD
FALL:
February-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
October-01 Final deadline to apply


Music

MM
FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


Neuroscience

MS
FALL:
February-15 Final deadline to apply


Nursing

MSN, CERT
FALL:
March-01 Final deadline to apply


Nursing Science

PhD
FALL:
February-01 Final deadline to apply


Ocean Engineering

PhD, MS
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


Oceanography

PhD, MS
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01


Parent Education and Family Support

CERT

Not admitting students at this time.

Particle Technology

MENG

Admission decisions begin with applications submitted by January 6.

FALL:
March-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply
May-01 International application deadline


Performing Arts Certificate

CERT
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


Physical Therapy

DPT

Applications received by September 2 allow a guaranteed review by Admissions Committee.
December 15 applications closed.

SUMMER:
August-18
October-02 Final deadline to apply, Regular


Physics

PhD, MS
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


Plant & Soil Sciences

PhD, MS
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Political Science & International Relations

PhD, MA
FALL:
February-01 Final deadline to apply


Preservation Studies

PhD
FALL:
February-01 Final deadline to apply


Psychology

PhD, MA
FALL:
December-15 Final deadline to apply


Public Administration

MPA
FALL:
January-15 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


School Psychology

EdS, MA
FALL:
January-15 Final deadline to apply


Social Studies in World History

MA
SUMMER:
May-01 Final deadline to apply


Sociology

PhD, MA
FALL:
January-03 Final deadline to apply


Speech-Language Pathology

MA

Applications not available until October 15.

Statistics

MS, CERT
FALL:
July-01 Final deadline to apply


Teacher Leadership

MEd
FALL:
July-15 Final deadline to apply


FALL II:
September-09 Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
December-29 Final deadline to apply


SPRING II:
February-23 Final deadline to apply


SUMMER:
April-27 Final deadline to apply


Teaching English as a Second Language

MA
FALL:
April-01 Final deadline to apply


Urban Affairs & Public Policy

PhD, MA
FALL:
January-15 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


Water Science & Policy

PhD, MS
FALL:
February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply


SPRING:
October-01 To be considered for departmental funding
December-01 Final deadline to apply


Wind Power Science, Engineering & Policy

CERT

Applications accepted up to first day of classes of a given term.

Women and Gender Studies

CERT

Not admitting students at this time.