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Important dates

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

Accounting (MAcc) May 1   February 1
(January 1 for international students)

Business Administration (MBA)

June 1

(Final deadline: July 1)

November 15

Computer Science and Systems

April 15

January 15

Cybersecurity & Leadership April 15

Education for certified teachers (M.Ed.)  

July 15

October 15

January 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.) December 14
Geospatial Technologies (MS) Early application deadline: January 15
Secondary application deadline: March 15

Interdisciplinary Studies (MA)

May 1


Nursing (MN)

July 15

November 15

February 15

Social Work (MSW)

March 1

Advanced Standing MSW

June 30

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