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Application Deadlines

The following are admissions deadlines applied by the Graduate School. Department application deadlines may supersede Graduate School admission deadlines. Therefore, all applicants, both domestic and international, should consult with their program regarding department application deadlines and start dates.

Domestic Applicants

Domestic applicants may apply up to two weeks prior to the beginning of the desired term of entry, unless the program to which you are applying has an earlier deadline. Application materials must be complete to be considered for admission.

International Applicants

All international applicants intending to enroll with VISA types F and J must follow the deadlines below. International applicants intending to enroll with other VISA types may be eligible to apply after the deadlines noted below and should contact the Office of Graduate Admissions for more information.

TermOnline SubmissionFile Completion
FallFebruary 1May 15
SpringJune 15October 1
SummerOctober 15February 15

The online submission deadline is when the initial application must be submitted online, provided the department has no earlier deadline. By the file completion deadline, admission must be granted and all documents required to obtain a student visa must be submitted to the Center for Global Engagement.

Students seeking to earn a graduate certificate must be admitted to the certificate program before completing 6 credit hours toward the certificate.