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.

 Application Deadlines

Program Name

Deadlines

Accountancy - MACC (Fall Admission Only)

Fall Jul 1, Mar 1 for Fall Funding

Applied Statistics (ASOR) - MS

Fall Feb 1

Applied Statistics (ASOR): Business Analytics - MS

Fall Feb 1

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 Dec 28

Clinical Mental Health Counseling - MA

Fall Aug 1, Spring Dec 1

Communication Disorders - PhD

Fall Funding Jan 20

Communication Disorders: Speech-Language Pathology - MS (Fall Admit Only)

Fall Jan 1

Contemporary Music: Composition - DMA (Fall Admission Only)

Fall Dec 1

Contemporary Music: Performance - DMA (Fall Admission Only)

Fall Dec 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

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 Only)

Summer April 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

Photochemical Sciences - PhD (Fall Admission Only)

Fall Dec 28

Psychology - PhD (Fall Admission Only)

Fall Jan 1

Psychology: Clinical Psychology - PhD (Fall Admission Only)

Fall Dec 1

Psychology: Developmental Psychology - PhD (Fall Admission Only)

Fall Jan 1

Psychology: Experimental 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

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