Application dates for graduate students

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You are encouraged to turn in your application as early as possible to ensure that you receive priority consideration for admission. Programs admit only for the quarters indicated below. These priority application dates supersede any UW Graduate School admission deadlines.

Priority application dates for graduate programs

  AUTUMN WINTER SPRING SUMMER
Accounting (MAcc)

Priority Application Date: May 1

Final Deadline: July 1

*Dates apply to both 9 month and 18 month options*

March 1
(January 1 for international students)

Business Administration (MBA)

Priority Application Date: June 1

Final Deadline: July 15

November 1

Business Analytics (MS)

Early Application Date: Oct. 15

Priority Application Date: Jan. 15

Final Deadline: April 15

Community Planning (MA) Early Application Date: Jan. 15
Priority Application Date: March 15
Final Application Deadline: June 15

Computer Science and Systems (MS)

March 1

Cybersecurity & Leadership (MCL) June 15

Education for certified teachers (M.Ed.)  

July 15

April 15

Education: K-8 Certification with Special Education or ELL (M.Ed.)

3rd Friday in February

Education: Secondary Science or Math (M.Ed.)

3rd Friday in February

Educational Administrator

Dec. 1

Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)

Final Application Deadline: Dec. 31, 2017

Geospatial Technologies (MS) Early Application Date: Jan. 15
Priority Application Date: March 15
Final Application Deadline: June 15

Interdisciplinary Studies (MA)

March 15

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Nursing (MN)

July 15

November 15

February 15

Social Work (MSW)

March 1

Advanced Standing MSW

June 30 (final deadline)

Unless noted otherwise, applications will be considered on a space-available basis after the deadline.