Application Deadlines

Application deadlines vary among departments. Please be aware of the deadlines specified by the department to which you are applying.

  • If there is a dash (-) in the term column, it means the department does not admit for that term. 
  • The deadline for each term is midnight Eastern Standards Time (EST) on the date specified below. You will be unable to choose the term on the application after that deadline.

When completing the online application, if the term you want to apply does not show, it means that term is either unavailable or the deadline has passed. If you are past the deadline, please reach out directly to the program department before reaching out to Graduate Studies to determine if they will allow you to still apply. 

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To see the deadlines for each department, click any header to expand the school/college for the program you intend to apply to.

* Although the final deadline may be in August for many programs, international applicants needing to apply for visas and arrange travel are highly encouraged to apply in early spring.

Arts and Sciences

Department

Fall 2023

Spring 2023

Summer 2023

Anthropology (MA/PhD)

MA - August 1, 2023

PhD - January 10, 2023

IGS - March 1, 2023

- -
Art Education (MA)

[NOT ACCEPTING 2023 APPLICATIONS]

- -
Art History (MA/PhD) + Art History & Museum Studies (MA)

[NOT ACCEPTING MA IN ART HISTORY & MUSEUM STUDIES 2023 APPS]

MA & PhD in Art History - January 3, 2023

IGS - March 1, 2023

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Astronomy (PhD) [NOT ACCEPTING 2023 APPLICATIONS] - -
Biology (MS/PhD)

MS Thesis- August 1, 2023. MS priority: December 15, 2022. 

[MS Entrepreneurial Program- International: April 1, 2023, Domestic: August 1, 2023]

PhD - December 15, 2022

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Chemistry (MS/PhD)

MS Priority - January 16, 2026. MS Final - April 24, 2023.

PhD Priority - December 1, 2022. PhD Final - April 15, 2023

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Classical Studies (MA) March 15, 2023 - -
Classics (certificate) June 15, 2023 - -
Cognitive Linguistics (MA)

MA - May 1, 2023

IGS - March 1, 2023

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Communication Science - Speech Language Pathology (MA) * Apply via CSDCAS app January 15, 2023 - -
Communication Science (PhD) April 1, 2023    
Contemporary Dance (MFA/MA MFA & MA - April 15, 2023 - -
Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences (MS/PhD) Consideration of support deadline - January 8, 2023. Final - March 15, 2023 - -
English (MA/PhD)

MA & PhD - January15, 2023

IGS - March 1, 2023

- -
History (MA/PhD)

MA & PhD - January 31, 2023

IGS - March 1, 2023

- -
Mathematics (MS/PhD)

BS/MS- March 1, 2023

MS Priority - March 1, 2023. PhD Priority - January 15, 2023. MS & PhD Final - June 30, 2023.

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Mathematics, Applied (MS/PhD)

BS/MS- March 1, 2023

MS Priority - March 1, 2023. PhD Priority - January 15, 2023. MS & PhD Final - June 30, 2023.

- -
Military Ethics (MA)

MA - August 1, 2023

IGS - March 1, 2023

- -
Music Education (MA/PhD) MA & PhD - January 15, 2023 - -
Music, Historical Performance Practice (MA/DMA) MA & DMA - January 5, 2023 - -
Musicology (PhD) December 15, 2022 - -
Physics (MS/PhD)

MS - June 1, 2023

PhD - January 31, 2023

- -
Political Science (MA/PhD)

MA & PhD - May 30, 2023

IGS - March 1, 2023

October 11, 2022 -
Psychology - Clinical Psychology (PhD) December 1, 2022 - -
Psychology - Developmental (MA)

MA - January 15, 2023

IGS - January 15, 2023

- -
Psychology - Developmental, Cognitive, and Affective Sciences (DCAS) (PhD) [NOT ACCEPTING 2023 APPLICATIONS] - -
Religious Studies (MA)

MA and IGS - March 1, 2023

- -
Sociology (PhD) PhD and IGS - February 1, 2023 - -
Statistics (MS)

BS/MS - March 1, 2023

MS Priority - March 1, 2022. MS Final - June 30, 2023 

BS/MS - December 1, 2022 -
Theater (MA) (MFA by invitation only) MA - August 1, 2023 MA - January 3, 2023 -
World Literature (MA) [NOT ACCEPTING 2023 APPLICATIONS] - -

Engineering

Department

Fall 2023

Spring 2023

Summer 2023

Aerospace Engineering (MS)(PhD)

MS & PhD - August 1, 2023

BS/MS - May 1, 2023

 MS & PhD - January 3, 2023 -
Applied Data Science (Certificate)     -
Biomedical Engineering (MS)(PhD)

PhD Priority - January 10, 2023. PhD Final - August 1, 2023 

MS- July 24, 2023 (domestic) (international MS applicants should apply early)

BS/MS - May 1, 2023

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Biomedical Engineering - ONLINE (MS) July 24, 2023 December 5, 2022 April 3, 2023
Chemical Engineering (MS)(PhD)

MS - August 1, 2023

International MS:  May 31, 2023

PhD Priority: January 1, 2023. PhD Final - February 15, 2023

BS/MS - May 1, 2023

MS & PhD- January 3, 2023. PhD Priority: October 31, 2022

International: October 31, 2022

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Civil Engineering (MS)(PhD)

MS & PhD - August 1, 2023

BS/MS - May 1, 2023

MS - November 1, 2022 MS - May 1, 2023
Computer Engineering (MS)(PhD)

MS & PhD Priority - January 5, 2023

MS & PhD Final - August 1, 2023

BS/MS - May 1, 2023

MS - October 1, 2022

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Computer Science (MS)(PhD)

MS & PhD Priority - January 5, 2023

MS & PhD Final - August 1, 2023

BS/MS - May 1, 2023

MS - October 1, 2022

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Computer Science - ONLINE (MS) July 24, 2023 December 5, 2022 April 3, 2023
Electrical Engineering (MS)(PhD)

MS & PhD Priority - January 5, 2023

MS & PhD Final - August 1, 2023

BS/MS - May 1, 2023

MS - October 1, 2022

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Macromolecular Science & Engineering (MS)(PhD)

MS & PhD Priority - February 1, 2023

MS & PhD Final - August 1, 2023

BS/MS - May 1, 2023

MS - October 1, 2022 -
Materials Science & Engineering (MS)(PhD)

MS & PhD - August 1, 2022

BS/MS - May 1, 2023

MS - October 1, 2022

-
Mechanical Engineering (MS)(PhD)

MS & PhD - August 1, 2023

BS/MS - May 1, 2023

MS & PhD - January 3, 2023

-
Mechanical Engineering - ONLINE (MS) July 24, 2023 December 5, 2022 April 3, 2023
Systems and Control Engineering (MS)(PhD)

MS & PhD Priority - January 5, 2023

MS & PhD Final - August 1, 2023

BS/MS - May 1, 2023

MS - October 1, 2022

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Systems and Control Engineering - ONLINE (MS) July 24, 2023 December 5, 2022 April 3, 2023
Engineering, Master of (ME) July 4, 2023 December 5, 2022 April 3, 2023
Engineering, Master of - ONLINE (ME) July 29, 2023 December 10, 2022 April 8, 2023
Engineering & Management, Master of (MEM) - - Early decision - December 1, 2022. International - January 31, 2023. Domestic - March 21, 2023. Absolute deadline - May 2, 2023

School of Medicine

Department

Fall 2023

Spring 2023

Summer 2023

Applied Anatomy (MS)

Round 1 - January 15, 2023

Round 2 - March 15, 2023

Round 3 - May 1, 2023

Final Round 4 - July 15, 2023

November 1, 2022 -
Biochemistry (MS)(PhD - apply via BSTP) MS - June 1, 2023 MS - November 1, 2022 PhD Priority - October 15, 2022. PhD Final - January 1, 2023
Bioethics (PhD) [NOT ACCEPTING 2023 APPLICATIONS] [NOT ACCEPTING 2023 APPLICATIONS] [NOT ACCEPTING 2023 APPLICATIONS]
Bioethics and Medical Humanities (MA)

Priority #1 (decision is rendered before the new year) -  December 1, 2022

Priority # 2 (Deadline for assistantship consideration) - May 15, 2023

Final - August 1, 2023

IGS - March 1, 2023

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Biomedical and Health Informatics (MS)(PhD)

MS Early Decision - February 1, 2023

MS Fast Notification - March 1, 2023

MS Final - June 30, 2023

PhD -  December 15, 2022

Part Time MS Student Only - December 1, 2022 -
Biomedical Sciences Training Program (BSTP) (PhD umbrella program) - - PhD Priority - October 15, 2022. Final Deadline - January 1, 2023
Biostatistics (MS)

Early Decision - February 1, 2023

Fast Notification - March 1, 2023

Final - June 30, 2023

BS/MS - April 1, 2023

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Cell Biology (PhD - apply via BSTP) - - PhD Priority - October 15, 2022. Final Deadline - January 1, 2023
Clinical Research Scholars Program (CRSP) (MS) - - June 1, 2023
Clinical Research (certificate) - - June 1, 2023
Clinical Research Fellows (Apply as Non-Degree) - - June 24, 2023
Clinical Translation Science (PhD) - - May 1, 2023 (January 4, 2023 for those attending full time and are eligible for support/stipend)
Epidemiology & Biostatistics (PhD) December 15, 2022 - -
Experimental Biotechnology (Certificate) June 1, 2023    
Genetics (PhD - apply via BSTP) - - PhD Priority - October 15, 2022. Final Deadline - January 1, 2023
Genetic Counseling Training Program (MS) December 15, 2022 - -
Health Informatics (Certificate) June 30, 2023 - -
Maternal and Child Nutrition (Certificate) August 1, 2023 January 3, 2023 May 2, 2023
Medical Physiology (MS) August 1, 2023 December 2, 2022 May 5, 2023
Medical Physiology - ONLINE (MS) August 1, 2023 December 2, 2022 May 5, 2023
Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) (PhD/MD program for biomedical fields) ** Apply via the AMCAS app - -

AMCAS app- November 1, 2022

CWRU secondary app- December 11, 2022

Molecular Biology and Microbiology (PhD - apply via BSTP) - - PhD Priority - October 15, 2022. Final Deadline - January 1, 2023
Molecular Medicine (PhD) - - Early Review - December 1, 2022. Final - January 5, 2023
Molecular Virology (PhD - apply via BSTP) - - PhD Priority - October 15, 2022. Final Deadline - January 1, 2023
Neuroscience (PhD - apply via BSTP) - - PhD Priority - October 15, 2022. Final Deadline - January 1, 2023
Nutrition (MS)(PhD - apply via BSTP)

MS - August 1, 2023

IGS and BS/MS - April 1, 2023

MS - January 2, 2023

MS - May 2, 2023 

PhD Priority - October 15, 2022. PhD Final - January 1, 2023

Nutrition for Healthcare Professionals (Certificate) August 1, 2023 - -
Pathology (MS)(PhD - apply via BSTP) MS - July 1, 2023 MS - November 15, 2022

MS- May 2, 2022. 

PhD Priority - October 15, 2022. PhD Final - January 1, 2023

Pharmacology (PhD - apply via BSTP) - - PhD Priority - October 15, 2022. Final Deadline - January 1, 2023
Physiology and Biophysics (PhD - apply via BSTP) - - PhD Priority - October 15, 2022. Final Deadline - January 1, 2023
(PREP) Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (Apply as Non-Degree) March 15, 2023 - -
(PRIME) Post-baccalaureate Readiness Instruction for bioMedical Education Program (Certificate)

Priority #1 - March 15, 2023

International Students- May 1, 2023

Scholarship Priority - June 15, 2023

Priority #2 - July 1, 2023

Final - July 15, 2023

Priority #1 - October 1, 2022

Scholarship Priority - November 1, 2022

Final - December 1, 2022

Priority #1 - February 1, 2023

Scholarship Priority - March 15, 2023

Final - May 1, 2023

Public Health, Master of (MPH) *** Apply via the SOPHAS app

SOPHAS MPH app - July 1, 2023

Dual Degree - August 1, 2023

IGS - March 1, 2023

SOPHAS MPH app - December 15, 2022

Dual Degree - January 2, 2023

IGS - November 1, 2022

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Public Health Nutrition (MS) MS - August 1, 2023 MS - January 2, 2023 -
Regenerative Medicine (MS)

Round 1 - January 13, 2023 

Round 2 - March 10, 2023

Round 3 - April 14, 2023

Round 4 - July 14, 2023

- -
Systems Biology & Bioinformatics (MS)(PhD - apply via BSTP) MS - August 1, 2023 - PhD Priority - October 15, 2022. Final Deadline - January 1, 2023
Translational Pharmaceutical Science (MS)

Round 1 - March 15, 2023

Round 2 / international deadline - April 15, 2023

Round 3 - June 15, 2023

Round 4 - August 1, 2023

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Weatherhead School of Management

Department

Fall 2023

Spring 2023

Summer 2023

Accountancy (PhD in Management) January 31, 2023 - -
Design and Innovation (PhD in Management) February 15, 2023 - -
Designing Sustainable Systems (PhD in Management) *Only students in the WSOM DM program are eligible to apply July 29, 2023 - -
Organizational Behavior (PhD) January 15, 2023 - -

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Department

Fall 2023

Spring 2023

Summer 2023

Nursing (PhD) February 1, 2023. Legacy Fellows - January 1, 2023 October 1, 2022. Legacy Fellows - September 20, 2022  -

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

Department

Fall 2023

Spring 2023 

Summer 2023

Social Welfare (PhD) December 1, 2022 - -

Graduate Studies Non-Degree

Department

Fall 2023

Spring 2023

Summer 2023

Non-Degree

August 15, 2023

January 4, 2023 June 1, 2023

* Applications for the Communication Science MA program are only accepted via the CSDCAS application. Do not apply via the School of Graduate Studies application. 

** Applications for the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) are only accepted via American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS). Do not apply via the School of Graduate Studies application.

*** Applications for the Master of Public Health (MPH) program are only accepted via the SOPHAS application. Dual MPH degree students (such as MA/MPH) should only apply via the School of Graduate Studies application, not SOPHAS.