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.

 Official documents deadlines:

Five (5) business days prior to first day of class. For official transcripts, no later than the end of the first term.

Program Name Deadlines
Accountancy - MACC (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jul 1, Mar 15 for Fall Funding
Applied Statistics (ASOR) - MS Fall Feb 1 for full funding consideration
Applied Statistics (ASOR): Business Analytics - MS Fall Feb 1 for full funding consideration
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
Business Administration: Full Time Program - MBA (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jul 1, Mar 1 for funding consideration
Chemistry - MS (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 3
Clinical Mental Health Counseling - MA Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Communication Disorders - PhD Fall Funding Jan 20, no rolling admission
Communication Disorders: Speech-Language Pathology - MS (Fall Admit Only) Fall Jan 15
Contemporary Music: Composition - DMA (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 5
Contemporary Music: Performance - DMA (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 5
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
Cross-Cultural, International Education - MA (MACIE) Fall Feb 15 for funding consideration, Spring Nov 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
Forensic Biology - MS (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jul 15
Forensic Chemistry - MS (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jul 15
Health Services Administration - MHSA Fall Aug 1, Spring Nov 1, Summer Apr 1
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
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 Education: Teaching Artistry - MM (eCampus) (Summer Admission First Session Only) Summer April 15
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
Photochemical Sciences - PhD (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 3
Psychology: Clinical Psychology - PhD (Fall Admission Only) Fall Dec 1
Psychology: Cognitive and Neural Sciences - PhD (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 1
Psychology: Developmental Psychology - PhD (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 1
Psychology: Industrial-Organizational Psychology - PhD (Fall Admission Only) Fall Dec 1
School Counseling - MEd Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1
Social Work - MSW (Fall Admission Only) Fall Mar 1, Summer Feb 1 for Advanced Standing
Sociology - PhD (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 30 for full funding consideration
Sociology: Applied Demography - MA (Fall Admission Only) Fall Jan 30 for full funding consideration
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