By continuing to use this site, you agree to the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Application deadlines for most graduate programs can be found below. 

Please consult the program pages to learn the exact dates for degrees you are interested in. 

Tip: We strongly recommend submitting your application materials early. Recommendations, transcripts, and test scores (where applicable) can often take several weeks to arrive.

Application Deadlines

Deadlines apply to all programs, unless otherwise noted.

School or College Fall Spring Summer
College of Arts and Sciences Various (see program details)
College of Engineering and Computer Science* April 1 (international)
June 1 (domestic)
Oct. 15 (international)
Nov. 15 (domestic)
College of Visual and Performing Arts Feb. 1
David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics Various (see program details)
Martin J. Whitman School of Management Round I — Jan. 15
Round II — March 15
Round III — April 15
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Various (see program details)
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Various (see program details)
School of Architecture Jan. 15
School of Education Rolling admissions
School of Information Studies Jan. 3 (Ph.D.)
June 1 (M.A., M.S., C.A.S.)
Dec. 15 (M.A., M.S., C.A.S.) May 1 (C.A.S.)
College of Law Rolling admission (J.D.)
May 15 (LL.M.)
June 1 (J.D. for foreign law graduates)
Nov. 15 (LL.M.)

*These dates pertain to master's degree applicants. Prospective Ph.D. students are encouraged to apply as early as possible, and by Jan. 1 to ensure strongest consideration for admission and financial support.