Graduate Application Timeline

Our admissions process operates on a rolling basis, however we do recommend following the application guidelines below to ensure you can begin during your desired start term. If you are an international student, please consult the international admissions deadlines.

Doctoral Applicants

PROGRAMDEADLINE
Doctor of EducationSummer 2022:
Priority Deadline: 6/1/22
Final Deadline: 6/15/22
Start Date: 7/11/22

Fall 2022:
Priority Deadline: 8/15/22
Final Deadline: 8/22/22
Start Date: 9/19/22

Winter 2023:
Priority Deadline: 11/30/22
Final Deadline: 12/14/22
Start Date: 1/9/23
Doctorate in Law & PolicySummer 2022:
Final Deadline: 6/1/22
Start Date: 7/11/22

Fall 2022:
Final Deadline: 8/1/22
Start Date: 9/19/22

Winter 2023:
Final Deadline: 12/1/22
Start Date: 1/9/23
Transitional Doctor of Physical TherapyReference graduate domestic deadlines in chart below 

Graduate Domestic Deadlines

TERMSTART OF CLASSESDEADLINE FOR ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
Spring 2022April 11, 2022March 28, 2022
Second Half Spring 2022May 23, 2022May 9, 2022
Summer 2022July 11, 2022June 27, 2022
Second Half Summer 2022August 8, 2022July 25, 2022
Fall 2022September 19, 2022September 6, 2022
Second Half Fall 2022October 31, 2022October 17, 2022
Winter 2023January 9, 2023December 19, 2022
Second Half Winter 2023February 21, 2023February 7, 2023
Spring 2023April 10, 2023March 27, 2023
Second Half Spring 2023May 22, 2023May 8, 2023

International students requiring F1 student visas should consult the following website for their specific deadlines: https://cps.northeastern.edu/admissions/international/application-timeline.