Graduate Admissions Deadlines

Domestic application credentials are due no later than:
14 days prior to the start of the admit term or eCampus session
  • Some departments require an earlier deadline.*
International application credentials are due no later than:
Fall admission - July 15
Spring admission - November 15
Summer admission - May 15
  • Some departments require an earlier deadline.*
*Academic program deadlines (see table below):

Academic programs may have their own earlier deadlines. Prospective students should check with the academic programs to which they intend to apply for specific application deadlines. Programs may refuse to consider applicants who do not comply with posted deadlines. If your department has an earlier deadline this can be found on their web page and may be listed in the application on the Academic Interest page.

Scholarship Funding deadlines:

Most departments have a deadline for scholarships and/or Graduate Assistant contracts. Contact your department if you have questions about this departmental deadline.

Program Name Deadlines
Teacher Education: Adolescent/Young Adult Math (Grades 7-12) - MEd Fall April 1 for full funding consideration
Teacher Education: Adolescent/Young Adult Science (Grades 7-12) - MEd Fall April 1 for full funding consideration
Teacher Education: World Languages (Grades 4-12) - MEd Fall April 1 for full funding consideration
Clinical Mental Health Counseling - MA Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music - Certificate Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Composition - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Education: Choral Music Education - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Education: Comprehensive Music Education - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Education: Instrumental Music Education - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Ethnomusicology - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music History - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Performance: Choral Conducting - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Performance: Collaborative Piano - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Performance: Instrumental Performance - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Performance: Instrumental Specialist - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Performance: Jazz Studies - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Performance: Orchestral Conducting - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Performance: Piano - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Performance: Piano Pedagogy - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Performance: Voice - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Performance: Voice Science and Pedagogy - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Music Theory - MM Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
School Counseling - MEd Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Health Services Administration - MHSA Fall Aug 1, Spring Nov 1, Summer Apr 1
Psychology: Clinical Psychology - PhD (Fall Admission Only) Fall Dec 1
Psychology: Industrial-Organizational Psychology - PhD (Fall Admission Only) Fall Dec 1
Chemistry - MS (Fall Admission Only) Fall Dec 28
Photochemical Sciences - PhD (Fall Admission Only) Fall Dec 28
Applied Statistics (ASOR) - MS Fall Feb 1 for full funding consideration
Applied Statistics (ASOR): Business Analytics - MS Fall Feb 1 for full funding consideration
Human Movement, Sport & Leisure Studies: Leisure & Tourism Studies - MEd Fall Feb 1 recommended funding deadline
Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies: Kinesiology - MEd Fall Feb 1 recommended funding deadline
Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies: Sport Administration - MEd Fall Feb 1 recommended funding deadline
Cross-Cultural, International Education - MA (MACIE) Fall Feb 15 for full funding consideration, Spring Nov 15
Art: 2-D Studio Art - MFA (Fall Admission Only) Fall Feb 17
Art: 3-D Studio Art - MFA  (Fall Admission Only) Fall Feb 17
Art: Art History - MA (Fall Admission Only) Fall Feb 17
Art: Digital Arts - MFA (Fall Admission Only) Fall Feb 17
Communication Disorders - PhD Fall Jan 20 for funding consideration
Communication Disorders: Speech-Language Pathology - MS (Fall Admit Only) Fall Jan 1
Psychology - PhD (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 1
Psychology:  Cognitive and Neural Sciences - PhD (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 1
Psychology: Developmental Psychology - PhD (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 1
Creative Writing: Fiction - MFA (Face to Face) (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 15
Creative Writing: Poetry - MFA (Face to Face) (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 15
English: Literary and Textual Studies Specialization - MA (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 15
English: Rhetoric and Writing Specialization - PhD (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 15
Sociology - PhD (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 30 for full funding consideration
Sociology: Applied Demography (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 30 for full funding consideration
Contemporary Music: Composition - DMA (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 5
Contemporary Music: Performance - DMA (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 5
Business Administration: Full Time Program - MBA (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jul 1, Mar 1 for funding consideration
Accountancy - MACC (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jul 1, Mar 15 for Fall funding consideration
Forensic Biology - MS (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jul 15
Forensic Chemistry - MS (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jul 15
Social Work - MSW (Fall Admission Only) Fall Mar 1, Summer Feb 1 for Advanced Standing
Music Education: Teaching Artistry - MM (eCampus) (Summer Admission First Session Only) Summer April 15