Dates & Deadlines

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

Summer-Fall 2023

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

December 1, 2023

Application deadline for:

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS)
  • Chemistry
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Economics
  • English Language and Literature*
  • History of Art*
  • Linguistics
  • Psychology*
  • Statistics
  • Statistics and Data Science (MS)

December 15, 2023

Application deadline for:

  • African American Studies*
  • American Studies*
  • Anthropology*
  • Applied Physics
  • Astronomy
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical and Environmental Engineering
  • Classics*
  • Comparative Literature*
  • Computer Science (PhD)
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Film and Media Studies*
  • Germanic Languages and Literatures*
  • History*
  • History of Science and Medicine
  • Law
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Personalized Medicine and Applied Engineering
  • Physics
  • Political Science*
  • Public Health
  • Religious Studies*
  • Slavic Languages and Literatures*
  • Sociology*
  • Statistics and Data Science* (PhD)
  • Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies*

January 2, 2024

Deadline for fee waiver requests.

Application deadline for:

  • African Studies
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Archaeological Studies
  • Architecture
  • Computer Science (MS)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • East Asian Languages and Literatures*
  • East Asian Studies
  • Environment*
  • European and Russian Studies
  • French*
  • International Development and Economics
  • Investigative Medicine
  • Italian Studies*
  • Medieval Studies
  • Music*
  • Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
  • Nursing
  • Philosophy*
  • Spanish and Portuguese*

*Note regarding combined programs: The deadline to submit an application to a combined program is always the earlier deadline of the two individual programs, or December 15, whichever comes first.

Letters of recommendation do not need to be received before you will be able to submit your application. However, since programs begin reviewing applications shortly after the respective application deadline, please be sure that your letters of recommendation are submitted promptly.

All application deadlines are as of 11:59 pm Eastern time.

December 2023-March 2024

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

February-March 2024

Applicants are notified as admissions decisions become available.

April 15, 2024

The reply deadline for most offers of admission for fall 2024.