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.

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Application Deadlines

Deadlines apply to all programs, unless otherwise noted.

School or CollegeFallSpringSummer
College of Arts and SciencesFall
Spring
Summer
College of Engineering and Computer Science*Fall
June 1 (Int.)
July 1 (Dom.)
Spring
October 15 (Int.)
November 15 (Dom.)
Summer
College of Visual and Performing ArtsFall
February 15
Spring
Summer
David B. Falk College of Sport and Human DynamicsFall
Spring
Summer
Martin J. Whitman School of ManagementFall
Round I — November 30
Round II — January 15
Round III — March 1
Round IV — April 19
Spring
Summer
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public AffairsFall
Spring
Summer
S.I. Newhouse School of Public CommunicationsFall
Spring
Summer
School of ArchitectureFall
January 15
Spring
Summer
School of EducationFall
Rolling admissions
Spring
Summer
School of Information StudiesFall
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.)
College of LawFall
Rolling admission (J.D.)
May 15 (LL.M.)
June 1 (J.D. for Foreign Law Graduates)
Spring
November 15 (LL.M.)
Summer
*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.