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Deadlines for Admission


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
Theology PhD** January 1
Philosophy PhD**
January 1
Counseling** January 1
Biology February 1
Classical Studies February 1
Communication February 1
Environmental Science February 1
History February 1
Political Science February 1
Theatre February 1
Theology MA, Ministry and Theology MA and MTS
February 1
Applied Statistics March 1
Chemistry March 1
Computer Science March 1
Education March 1
English March 1
Human Resource Development (campus-based) March 1
Liberal Studies March 1
Mathematics March 1
Psychology** March 1
Public Administration (campus) March 1
Software Engineering March 1

**Program offers admission for FALL ONLY


General Application Deadlines


Domestic Applicants
Entry Term Deadline Applications may be Considered Until
Spring November 15 December 1
Summer May 1 May 1
Fall March 1 August 1
NOTE: The MA in Education, Higher Ed track has an admission deadline of May 1.
International Applicants
Entry Term Deadline
Spring October 15
Summer April 1
Fall May 1