Deadlines for Admission

Philosophy Ph.D. application deadline is January 15.

Counseling M.S. application deadline is February 1.

General Master’s Application Deadlines

The chart below is a general guide. Some programs may only admit students for Fall entry. Please consult the “Admission” section of each department’s web page to verify the deadline for applications for that program. For all master’s programs and all graduate certificate programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences:

Entry Term Deadline Applications may be Considered Until*
Fall March 1
August 1*
Spring November 15 December 1*
Summer May 1 May 1

*Please note that early applications are always encouraged since available spaces in a program may fill before the “Applications may be Considered Until” date. Not all programs will review late applications. Please check with your program if applying after the deadline.

For Consideration for Scholarships and Assistantships

The following priority deadlines may be earlier than the regular application deadlines. This means all materials for your application (including assistantship materials that may be required) must be submitted prior to the date listed below in order to be considered for an assistantship. Please note the priority deadlines are program-specific:

Graduate Program Deadline if applying for assistantship or scholarship
Philosophy** January 15
Biology February 1
Communication February 1
• Counseling**
• Ed. Leadership
• M.A. in Education
February 1
History February 1
Human Resource Development (campus-based program) February 1
Political Science February 1
Public Administration February 1
Theatre February 1
Applied Statistics March 1
Chemistry March 1
Classical Studies March 1
Computer Science March 1
English March 1
Hispanic Studies March 1
Liberal Studies March 1
Mathematics March 1
M.A. in Education plus Teacher Certification*** March 1
Psychology** March 1
Software Engineering March 1
Theology March 1

**Program offers admission for FALL ONLY

***Program offers admission for SUMMER ONLY