Deadlines for Admission

General Application Deadlines

Part-time students, or those who are using personal or employer funds to finance their graduate educaton should consult their program-specific pages for general deadlines. 


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 Ph.D.** January 15
Theology Ph.D.** January 2
Counseling** January 2
Biology February 1
Classical Studies February 1
Communication February 1
• Ed. Leadership
• M.A. in Education
February 1
History February 1
Human Resource Development (campus-based) February 1
Political Science February 1
Public Administration (campus-based) February 1
Theatre February 1
Applied Statistics March 1
Chemistry 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 MA and MTS March 1

**Program offers admission for FALL ONLY

***Program offers admission for SUMMER ONLY

  • Theology Ph.D. application deadline is January 2.
  • Philosophy Ph.D. application deadline is January 15.
  • Counseling M.S. application deadline is January 2.