While many of our graduate programs admit for any semester (term), some programs only admit for specific semesters. To ensure your application is processed in a timely manner, please select the appropriate term when applying for admission. Below is a list of all programs offered and the semesters available for application. If the program has a specific deadline for application, it is listed. For programs without a listed deadline, the deadlines directly below apply.

International Applicants

  • Fall admission (August): Priority deadline, March 31; secondary deadline, April 30; late submission, any date after the secondary deadline
  • Spring admission (January): Priority deadline, August 31; secondary deadline, September 30; late submission, any date after the secondary deadline
  • Summer admission (May/June): Due to the lack of entry-level coursework offered during the summer semesters, the Graduate School may automatically defer summer applicants to the next fall semester, unless the program specifically admits ONLY for summer semester.

U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident Applicants

  • Fall admission: August 1
  • Spring admission: December 1
  • Summer admission: May 1

Program Deadlines and Admission Terms for all applicants

The following dates are the deadlines for submission of complete application materials for programs with their own specific deadlines. In cases where the departmental deadline is earlier than the Graduate School deadline, you must meet the departmental deadline. If the departmental deadline is later than the Graduate School deadline, you must meet the Graduate School deadline.

Program Name Term(s) of Admission (fall, spring, summer) Deadline, if different from general deadlines above
Accounting All terms  
Aerospace Engineering (MS/PhD) All terms  
Aging Studies All terms

July 15 — fall
December 1 spring

April 15 — summer

Anthropology Fall and spring only February 1 — fall
October 1 — spring
Applied Economics All terms

 

Arts Leadership and Management Fall and spring only

July 15 — fall
December 1 — spring

Audiology Summer only

February 1 — CSDCAS and
Graduate School applications
must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CST.

See website

Biological Sciences Fall and spring only March 1 — fall
October 1 — spring
Biomedical Engineering (MS/PhD) All terms  
Business Administration Fall and spring only July 1 — fall
December 1 — spring
Business Analytics Fall and spring only March 1 - fall priority
Executive MBA Every other fall only (odd years) May 1 of year of admission (students outside the U.S.)
June 1 of year of admission (students in the U.S.)
Chemistry (MS/PhD) Fall and spring only April 1 — fall
September 1 — spring
Communication All terms  
Communication Sciences and Disorders (MA) Fall only

February 1 CSDCAS and
Graduate School applications
must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CST.

See website

Communication Sciences and Disorders (PhD) All terms  
Computer Science All terms

Spring 2023 - August 31
Fall 2023 - March 15

Computing All terms Spring 2023 - August 31
Fall 2023 - March 15
Counseling All terms May 1 — summer/fall
November 1 — spring
Creative Writing Fall only February 1
Criminal Justice All terms  
Data Science All terms Spring 2023 - August 31
Fall 2023 - March 15
Earth, Environmental & Physical Sciences All terms  
Educational Leadership (MEd) All terms  
Educational Leadership (EdD)

Ed Leadership track — Summer only
Ed Psychology track — Fall only

May 1 (Ed Leadership track)
August 1 (Ed Psych track)

Educational Psychology All terms  
Electrical and Computer Engineering All terms  
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (PhD) All terms  
Engineering Management All terms  
English All terms  
Exercise Science All terms  
Health Administration Fall and spring July 15 — fall
December 1 — spring
History Fall and spring preferred March 1 for GTA consideration for fall
August 1 for non-GTA consideration for fall
December 1 for consideration for spring
Human Resource Management All terms  
Industrial Engineering (MS/PhD) All terms  
Innovation Design All terms June 1 — fall
September 1 — spring
February 1 — summer
Learning & Instructional Design All terms  
Management Science and Supply Chain Management Fall and spring only May 1 — fall
October 1 — spring
Mathematical Foundations of Data Analytics All terms  
Mathematics (MS/PhD) All terms  
Mechanical Engineering (MS/PhD) All terms  
Music/Music Education All terms  
Nursing (MSN) Fall only May 1
Nursing Practice - Post Bachelor's Fall only May 1
Nursing Practice - Post Master's Spring only October 15
Physical Therapy Summer only See website
Physician Assistant Summer only See website
Physics All terms  
Psychology - Clinical Fall only December 1
Psychology - Community Fall only January 15
Psychology - Human Factors Fall only January 15
Public Administration All Terms

Rolling admissions; however deadline for
consideration for GA or Scholarship award
for fall semester is February 15

School Psychology All terms March 15 — summer and fall
October 15 — spring
Social Work Fall only 2nd Friday in January by 5pm
Sociology Fall only March 1
Spanish All terms  
Special Education All terms  
Sport Management All terms  
Studio Arts (Painting, Photo Media, Printmaking, Sculpture, Ceramics) Fall and spring only 1st Wednesday in February — fall
(extended deadline if space allows - April 1)
1st Wednesday in October — spring
Teaching All terms