Getting Started

Each graduate program has specific admission requirements. Refer to your individual program’s application checklist in the Academic Programs section.

Keep the following in mind:

  • Deadlines are strict.
    • You must submit all application materials, including letters of recommendation and official test scores (if required), by the application deadline.
    • You must match test scores, if required, to your application by the application deadline. Matching can take up to two weeks. [Link to More info?]
  • You must submit all materials electronically.
  • We will not review incomplete applications.

FAQ on Graduate Admissions »

Deadlines for All Graduate Programs

Dec. 1 Fellowship Deadline

Individual academic programs may choose to nominate some applicants for Graduate School fellowships. Complete your application by December 1 to be considered for these.

  • Ph.D., Education (all strands)
    • Fall 2019 Start: deadline passed
    • Fall 2020 Start: February 11, 2020
  • Ph.D., School Psychology
    • Fall 2019 Start: deadline passed
    • Fall 2020 Start: February 11, 2020
  • Ed.S./Ed.D., Educational Leadership
    • Fall 2019 Start: deadline passed
    • Fall 2020 Start: February 11, 2020
  • M.A.T., Master of Arts in Teaching
    • Summer 2020 Start: apply by Jan. 14, 2020
  • M.A., Education Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneurship (MEITE)
    • Spring 2020 Start: apply by Oct 8, 2019
    • Fall 2020 Start:
      • Priority Deadline: Feb 11, 2020
        Priority deadline is the date by which you must apply in order to qualify for select financial awards.
      • Final Deadline: April 14, 2020
  • M.Ed., School Counseling
    • Start Summer 2020: apply by Jan 14, 2020
  • MEDX, Education for Experienced Teachers
    • Start Summer 2020: apply by April 14, 2020
  • M.S.A. School Administration
    • On-Campus, Full-Time
      • Fall 2020 Start: apply by Feb 11, 2020
    • Off-Campus Flex
      • Summer 2020 Start: apply by Jan 14, 2020