Application Deadlines

We process applications on a rolling admissions basis, meaning that we review and evaluate applications as they are submitted to our program rather than waiting until the deadline to begin the review process. We also award merit-based funding on a rolling basis, so it is to your advantage to apply early, as the availability of specific funding opportunities declines as the application season progresses.

Please use these recommended deadlines as guidelines for completing your application. Within two to four weeks of submitting a complete application, including all required supplementary materials, you will hear from the Admissions Committee regarding the outcome of its initial review.

Application deadlines for the 2015-2016 academic year 

The 2015 application will be available in mid-July. The admissions committee will begin reviewing completed applications on September 1. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

  • October 15
    Deadline for Season Premiere attendees to receive an expedited admissions decision.
  • November 15:
    University and Graduate Enrichment Fellowship Deadline
    Applicants who are eligible for a University or Graduate Enrichment Fellowship need to submit by this deadline to be considered for nomination in the Graduate School competition.
  • December 15
    Recommended final deadline for those seeking merit-based financial aid
  • February 15
    Final deadline for eligibility to attend the admitted student weekend.
  • April 15*
    Final deadline for admission consideration

 *Applications will be accepted after April 15th on a space-available basis.