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.

Graduate Domestic Deadlines (US Campuses)

TERMSTART OF CLASSESDEADLINE FOR ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTSENROLLMENT DEADLINE
Spring 2024April 8, 2024March 4, 2024March 18, 2024
Second Half Spring 2024May 20, 2024
Summer 2024July 8, 2024June 3, 2024June 17, 2024
Second Half Summer 2024August 5, 2024
Fall 2024September 16, 2024August 12, 2024August 26, 2024
Second Half Fall 2024October 28, 2024
Winter 2025January 6, 2025November 25, 2024December 9, 2024
Second Half Winter 2025February 17, 2025

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


Canadian Campus Deadlines (Domestic)

TERMSTART OF CLASSESDEADLINES FOR ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
Fall 2024 (Toronto)9/16/248/19/24
Fall 2024 (Vancouver)9/16/248/19/24
Winter 2025 (Toronto)1/6/202511/4/2024
Winter 2025 (Vancouver)1/6/202511/4/2024

International students requiring study permits should consult the following website for their specific deadlines: https://cps.northeastern.edu/admissions-aid/international-admissions/applications/international-application-timeline/.


Doctoral Applicants (US Campuses)

PROGRAMDEADLINE
Doctor of EducationSummer 2024:
Priority Deadline: 6/7/2024
Final Deadline: 7/1/2024
Start Date: 7/8/2024

Fall 2024:
Priority Deadline: 8/12/2024
Final Deadline: 8/19/2024
Start Date: 9/16/2024

Winter 2025:
Priority Deadline: 12/2/2024
Final Deadline: 12/16/2024
Start Date: 1/6/2025
Doctorate in Law & PolicySpring 2024:
Enrollment Deposit Deadline: 3/11/2024
Start Date: 4/8/2024

Summer 2024:
Enrollment Deposit Deadline: 6/10/2024
Start Date: 7/8/2024

Fall 2024:
Enrollment Deposit Deadline: 8/19/24
Start Date: 9/16/2024

Winter 2025:
Enrollment Deposit Deadline: 12/16/2024
Start Date: 1/6/2025
Transitional Doctor of Physical TherapyReference graduate domestic deadlines in chart above
*Please note that future terms of entry may be available on the graduate application but related deadlines are not yet available. Regardless, prospective students are encouraged to apply to their preferred term of entry. This page will be updated as additional information becomes available.