Application materials for graduate admissions and financial aid are available through the Admissions Office of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. Please note that the application fee must be paid for an application to be processed.

Doctoral (PhD) Program Deadlines

  • Fall semester admission: December 15

All applications and materials should be submitted electronically through the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.

PhD admissions decisions are typically completed by April 15 (fall semester admission). Financial aid decisions are made separately (usually after admissions decision). Due to the volume of applications received, we request that applicants do not inquire about their applications before this date.

Financial Aid

You may request Financial Aid on the graduate application.

Other options to receive an Application Fee Waiver can be found on the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences PhD & MFA Application Fee Waiver webpage