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Deadlines & Notifications

Most of our graduate programs operate on a rolling admission basis – allowing you to apply anytime. Once your application and other necessary documents are received, we will forward them to the appropriate department for review. Some programs have specific application deadlines, which we list below.

NOTE: Applications and corresponding documents must be submitted by the respective departmental deadlines. Please allow 2-3 business days for documents to be received by the University. (Required documents for completion vary.)

Institute of Biotechnology

May 1Recommended for Fall Programs
November 1Recommended for Spring Programs

St. John’s College of Arts & Sciences

May 1Recommended for fall admission to programs
November 1Recommended for spring admission to programs
with the following exceptions:
December 31Ph.D. Clinical Psychology - Fall admission only
Psy.D. School Psychology - Fall admission only
January 15M.A. History - Applications received by January 15 for fall admission will receive priority consideration for graduate assistantship awards.
Ph.D. World History - Applications received by January 15 for fall admission will be considered for doctoral fellowship awards.
February 1Au.D. Audiology - Fall admission only
Ph.D. English - Fall admission only
M.A. Speech-Language Pathology - Fall admission only
M.A. English - Applications received by February 1 will be considered priority consideration for fall admission.
March 1

Ph.D. Biology – Applications received by March 1 will receive priority consideration for fall admission
Global Development & Social Justice – Summer admission only
Environmental Sustainability & Decision Making – Applications received by March 1 will be given priority consideration for fall admission
Government & Politics - Applications received by March 1 for fall admission will receive priority consideration for graduate assistantship award
Museum Administration – Applications received by March 1 for fall admission will receive priority consideration for graduate assistantship award

March 15M.S. School Psychology - Applications received by March 15 for fall admission will receive priority consideration. Applications received after this deadline will be reviewed according to space available in the program.
April 1M.A. History - Fall admission
Ph.D. World History - Fall admission
October 1Ph.D. Biology – Applications received by October 1 will be given priority consideration for spring admission.
November 1

M.S. Biology - Applications received by November 1 will be given priority consideration for spring admission.
M.A. History – Spring admission
Ph.D. World History – Spring admission

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

March 1Fall *
November 1Spring *
October 1Physician Assistant

College of Professional Studies (M.P.S.)

May 1Recommended for Fall Programs
November 1Recommended for Spring Programs

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business (M.B.A. and M.S.)

Admission Application Deadline:Admission Decision Mailed By:
For Fall Applicants
November 1December 15
March 1April 1
June 1July 1
Rolling Admission*Rolling
For Spring Applicants
September 1October 1
November 1December 1
Rolling Admission*Rolling

*Rolling admission means that we continue to accept and review qualified candidates as space permits or until the semester begins.

The School of Education (Non-Counseling Programs)

January 5Spring Semester
May 15Summer Semester
August 17Fall Semester

The School of Education (Counseling Programs)

April 1Fall Semester

Additional Information

Office of Graduate Admission
718-990-1601
[email protected].