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 applicant, please view our international application deadlines here.


 

Doctoral Applicants

Program  Deadline
Doctor of Education

Fall 2019:

Priority Deadline: April 3, 2019
Final Deadline: August 1, 2019

Winter 2020:

Priority deadline: November 4, 2019
Final deadline: December 2, 2019

Fall 2020:

Priority deadline: April 3, 2020
Final deadline: August 7, 2020

Winter 2021:

Priority deadline: November 2, 2020
Final deadline: December 7, 2020

Doctorate in Law & Policy

Winter 2020: 

Priority Deadline: November 22, 2019
Final Deadline: December 2, 2019

Summer 2020:

Priority Deadline: May 1, 2020
Final Deadline: May 15, 2020

Fall 2020:

Priority Deadline: July 20, 2020
Final Deadline: August 1, 2020

Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Reference graduate domestic deadlines in chart below 

 

Graduate Domestic Deadlines

Term Start of Classes Recommended Deadline for
Admissions Requirements 
Second Half Fall October 28, 2019 October 18, 2019
Winter 2020 January 6, 2020 December 20, 2019
Second Half Winter February 18, 2020 February 7, 2020
Spring 2020 April 6, 2020 March 23, 2020
Second Half Spring May 18, 2020 May 8, 2020
Summer 2020 July 6, 2020 June 26, 2020

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