International Application Timeline

As an international applicant there are important deadlines you must meet in order to begin classes during your desired term. Choose your program, decide which term you want to start your courses, and follow the application process timeline below applicable to your current international status.

Note: The deadlines below are for international applicants who will be studying in the U.S. on a student visa. For more information on determining your status and requesting an I-20, please read Visa Information page


Graduate Quarter International Deadlines

Out-of-Country Deadlines Winter 2019 Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall
2019
Application Complete:
Out-of-Country Deadline
11/12/18 2/4/19 4/29/2019 7/8/2019
Enrollment Confirmation: Out-of Country Deadline  11/19/18 2/11/19 5/13/2019 7/22/2019
Initial I-20 Request Deadline 11/26/18 2/18/19 5/20/2019 7/29/2019
Graduate Term Start Dates 1/7/19 4/8/19 7/8/2019 9/16/2019

 

In-Country Deadlines Winter 2019 Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall
2019
Application Complete:
In-Country Deadline
12/3/18 2/25/19 5/27/2019 8/5/2019
Enrollment Confirmation: In Country Deadline  12/10/18 3/11/19 6/10/2019 8/19/2019
Transfer I-20 Request Deadline 12/17/18 3/18/19 6/17/2019 8/26/2019
Graduate Term Start Dates 1/7/19 4/8/19 7/8/2019 9/16/2019

 

Bachelor's Completion Semester International Deadlines

Out-of-Country Deadlines Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall
2019
Application Complete: Out-of-Country Deadline 11/12/2018 3/4/2019 7/1/2019
Enrollment Confirmation: Out-of-Country Deadline 11/19/2018 3/11/2019 7/8/2019
Initial I-20 Request Deadline 11/26/2018 3/18/2019 7/15/2019
Bachelor's Completion Term Start Dates 1/7/2019 5/6/2019 9/3/2019
In-Country Deadlines Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall
2019
Application Complete: In-Country Deadline 12/3/2018 3/25/2019 7/29/2019
Enrollment Confirmation: In Country Deadline 12/17/2018 4/1/2019 8/5/2019
Transfer I-20 Request Deadline 12/17/2018 4/15/2019 8/12/2019
Bachelor's Completion Term Start Dates 1/7/2019 5/6/2019 9/3/2019

 


*The following programs are the only programs that meet F1 visa requirements for full-time study during the summer term. International students who wish to study full-time on an F1 visa are not eligible to begin classes in other graduate or bachelor's completion programs during the summer term:

**No I-20 requests can be made prior to being admitted into a degree program. Please do not send I-20 materials with your application materials. All I-20 related documents must be submitted electronically through myOGS, which is only accessible after admitted students have activated their myNortheastern account. More information on the visa process can be found here.

By following the suggested timelines linked below, you should easily meet all requirements to begin classes during the term of your choice.