Graduate School


Class start dates, registration deadlines, holidays, etc. are on the Academic Calendar.

Program Application Deadlines

Domestic Deadline International Deadline Decision Date
Fall - - -
Spring - - -
Summer - - -


Dates marked with * are soft deadlines. If space and time allow, new applications will be considered. Programs may fill at any time.

Programs with a posted decision date review all applicants at one time after the deadline. Applicants will be notified of their status after that date. Alternatively, rolling admission means that applications are reviewed when completed and decisions are issued within about 7 days.


Other Important Dates

Graduate School Scholarships

Fall 2023

Spring 2024

Summer 2024

New Graduate Fellowship Application Deadline

June 15*

Nov 15*


Fellowship dates marked with * are priority deadlines. If time and funding allows, new fellowship applications will be considered. Depending on the number of applications, funding may run out at any time.


Thesis & Dissertation

Fall 2023

Spring 2024

Summer 2024

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

April 1

July 1

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 17

April 15

July 15