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Dates and Deadlines

Deadlines below are for degree-seeking (Ph.D. or master's) applicants. Please note that all deadlines are subject to change at any time.

Summer-Fall 2019

Applicants should schedule any necessary standardized tests no later than November, in order to allow time for official scores reach the Graduate School before the program application deadline.

December 1, 2019

Deadline for Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS), Chemistry, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, History of Art*, Nursing, and Psychology*.

December 15, 2019

Deadline for American Studies*, Anthropology*, Applied Physics, Astronomy, Classics*, Comparative Literature*,  Economics, Engineering and Applied Science, Film and Media Studies*, Germanic Languages and Literatures*, History*, History of Science and Medicine*, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics, Physics, Political Science*, Public Health, Religious Studies*, Renaissance Studies*, Statistics, Statistics and Data Science.

January 2, 2020

Deadline for all other departments and programs*.

*Note: The deadline to submit an application to a combined program is always the earlier deadline of the two individual programs (e.g. History has a deadline of December 15 and African American Studies has a deadline of January 2. The deadline for a combined program with History and African American Studies is the earlier of the two deadlines: December 15).

December 2019-March 2020

Applications are reviewed by departments and programs after the respective application deadline passes. 

February-March 2020

Notification of official admissions decisions for fall 2020 become available to applicants.

April 15, 2020

Deadline for applicant replies to most offers of admission for fall 2020.