The Graduate School

Graduate School Calendar

See the Academic Calendar for registration deadlines, holidays, etc.

The Graduate School Calendar is subject to change.

 

Fall
2020

Spring 2021

Summer 2021

Fall
2021

U.S. Student Application Deadline*

Aug 15

Dec 20

April 15

Aug 15

International Student Application Deadline*

May 29

Oct 30

Feb 28

May 29

New Graduate Fellowship Application Deadline

June 1

Nov 1

n/a

June 1

Second Chance New Graduate Fellowship Application Deadline

Aug 18

Jan 1

n/a

Aug 18

New Graduate Fellowship Renewal Application Deadline

Aug 18

n/a

n/a

Aug 18

Graduate Student Orientation

Online

Online

Online

Online

Classes Begin

Aug 24

Jan 11

May 10

TBD

Final Date to Request Thesis/Dissertation Defense and Submit Copy to Supervising Committee

Defense may take place via Zoom. Please ensure that you make any corrections suggested by your committee quickly to meet the submission deadline.

Nov 6

Mar 29

July 5

TBD

Final Date to Submit Approved Thesis/Dissertation/DNP Project to The Graduate School for Mechanical Check

Manuscripts submitted after the deadline will be processed as time permits.

Nov 20

April 12

July 19

TBD

 

The following programs have department specific deadlines. If your program is not listed here, follow the US Student Application Deadline or International Student Application Deadline above.

For programs with rolling admissions, applicants can usually expect a decision within ten business days of receipt of all application documents. Other programs will render and deliver admission decisions as of the date listed.

 

 

Spring 2021

Summer 2021

Fall 2021

MA Art History*

US: Oct 15

Intl: Sept 30

(Rolling Admission)

n/a

US: Mar 15

Intl: Mar 15

(Rolling Admission)

Master of Fine Arts

US: Oct 15

Intl: Sept 30

(Rolling Admission)

n/a

US: Mar 15

Intl: Mar 15

(Rolling Admission)

MBA - Accelerated Program*

Please see department webpage

Executive MBA Healthcare Management*

Jan 1

(odd years only)

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

n/a

n/a

MS Biology

US/Intl: Sept 1

Decision Date: Sept 15

US/Intl: April 1

Decision Date: Apr 15

US/Intl: April 1

Decision Date: Apr 15

MS Clinical Psychology

Please see department webpage

MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Please see department webpage

Educational Diagnostician Certificate*

n/a

US: Mar 15

(No Intl Admission)

Decision Date: April 1

n/a

MA in English

US: Nov 1

Intl: Sept 30

(Rolling Admissions)

n/a

US: July 1

Intl: April 30

(Rolling Admissions)

MS Health Sciences*

US: Nov 21

Intl: Sept 30

(Rolling Admissions)

US: April 1

Intl: Feb 28

(Rolling Admissions)

US: July 21

Intl: April 30

(Rolling Admissions)

MS Kinesiology

US/Intl: Dec 1

(Rolling Admissions)

US/Intl: May1

(Rolling Admissions)

US/Intl: Aug 1

(Rolling Admissions)

MS Math*

US: Nov 1

Intl: Sept 30

Decision Date: Nov 20

n/a

US: Feb 15

Intl: Feb 15

Decision Date: Mar 15

MSN Administration & Certificate*

Nov 1

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

n/a

June 15

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions

MSN Education*

Nov 1

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

n/a

June 15

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

MSN Education Certificate*

Nov 1

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

Mar 15

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

n/a

MSN Family Nurse Practitioner & Certificate*

Nov 1

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

n/a

June 15

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

MSN Nursing Informatics, Quality & Safety*

Nov 1

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

n/a

June 15

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

Nursing Informatics, Quality & Safety Certificate*

Dec 20

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

n/a

Aug 15

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

MSN Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner & Certificate*

Full

n/a

Mar 1

(No Intl Admission)

Decision Date: Apr 1

MOT Occupational Therapy

n/a

n/a

US: Mar 1

Intl: Mar 1

Decision Date: May 1

MEd Reading*

Jan 3

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

May 20

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

Aug 15

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

MA School Counseling

n/a

April 25

(No Intl Admission)

Decision Date: May 5

n/a

MEd Special Education*

n/a

Mar 15

(No Intl Admission)

Decision Date: April 1

n/a

PhD Clinical Psychology

Please see department webpage

PhD Human Resource Development*

n/a

n/a

April 1

Decision Date: May 1

(Fall 2020 apps due  June 30)

PhD Nursing

n/a

Mar 1

(No Intl Admission)

Decision Date: April 1

n/a

Doctor of Nursing Practice*

n/a

Mar 1

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

 

n/a

EdD School Improvement*

n/a

n/a

Mar 1

(No Intl Admission)

Decision Date: April 1

 

* These are preferred deadlines. Applications received after this date will be processed as time permits, but may not be processed in time for the listed term.