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Graduate Application Deadlines

Application deadlines for most graduate programs are as follows. 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
School or College
College of Arts and Sciences
Fall
School or College
College of Engineering and Computer Science*
Fall
June 1 (Int.)
July 1 (Dom.)
Spring
October 15 (Int.)
November 15 (Dom.)
School or College
College of Visual and Performing Arts
Fall
February 1
School or College
David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics
Fall
School or College
Martin J. Whitman School of Management
Fall
Round I — November 30
Round II — January 15
Round III — March 1
Round IV — April 19
School or College
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Fall
School or College
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Fall
School or College
School of Architecture
Fall
January 15
School or College
School of Education
Fall
Rolling admissions
School or College
School of Information Studies
Fall
January 3 (Ph.D.)
June 1 (M.A., M.S., C.A.S.)
Spring
December 15 (M.A., M.S., C.A.S.)
Summer
May 1 (C.A.S.)
School or College
College of Law
Fall
Rolling admission (J.D.)
May 15 (LL.M.)
June 1 (J.D. for Foreign Law Graduates)
Spring
November 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 January 15 to ensure strongest consideration for admission and financial support.