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Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Admissions Requirements for Graduate Students

You will be considered for admission if:

  • You have completed a four-year college course of study and hold an acceptable baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an accredited or internationally recognized institution.
  • Are in good academic standing at the last college of university attended.
  • Have attained a grade-point average of at least 2.5 in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units attempted.
  • Have satisfactorily meet the professional, personal, scholastic, and other standards for graduate studies, which may include qualifying examinations.

For more information, visit the Graduate Programs web site.

Some departments require new graduate students enrolling at this university with a degree objective to take General and/or Subject Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) before admission.  Please read the testing requirements for more information.

Important Deadlines for Graduate Applicants

Please note:  Not all academic programs are open for each term.  Please review deadlines carefully for Winter 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Winter 2015, and Spring 2015 quarter application and document deadlines. 

Winter Quarter 2014

Initial Filing Period Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Credentials June 1 - June 30, 2013 November 15, 2013 November 30, 2013
Graduates June 1 - June 30, 2013 November 1, 2013 November 15, 2013

Please note the exception to the following programs:

College of Agriculture
Master of Science (options in: Agricultural, Animal,

Irrigation, Food & Nutrition, and Plant Science)

Not accepting applications for W'14
College of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration November 1 November 15
Master of Science in Business Administration

(Information Systems Auditing)

November 1 November 15
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Master of Science in Psychology Not accepting applications for W'14
Master of in Economics November 1 November 15
Master of Arts in English November 1 November 15
Master of Arts in History Not accepting applications for W'14
Master of Public Administration November 1 November 15
College of Science
Master of Science in Biological Science November 1 November 15
Master of Science in Chemistry November 1 November 15
Master of Science in Computer Science November 1 November 15
Master of Science in Geology November 15 November 30
Master of Science in Kinesiology Not accepting applications for W'14
Master of Science in Mathematics November 1 November 15
College of Education & Integrative Studies
Master of Arts in Education November 15 November 30
Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership November 15 November 30
Credential (all programs) November 15 November 30
Administrative Services Credential (all programs) November 15 November 30
Added Authorizations (all programs) November 15 November 30
College of Engineering
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering November 1 November 15
Master of Science in Engineering November 1 November 15
Master of Science in Engineering Management November 1 November 15
Master of Science in Civil Engineering November 1 November 15
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering November 1 November 15
College of Environmental Design
Master of Science in Interior Architecture November 1 November 1
Master of Architecture Not accepting applications for W'14
Master of Landscape Architecture Not accepting applications for W'14
Master of Regenerative Studies Not accepting applications for W'14
Master of Urban and Regional Planning Not accepting applications for W'14
Collins College of Hospitality Management
Master of Science in Hospitality Management November 1 November 1

Spring Quarter 2014

Initial Filing Period Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Credentials August 1 - August 30, 2013 February 15, 2014 March 3, 2014
Graduates August 1 - August 30, 2013 February 3, 2014 February 17, 2014

Please note the exception to the following programs:

College of Agriculture
Master of Science (options in: Agricultural, Animal,

Irrigation, Food & Nutrition, and Plant Science)

Not accepting applications for S'14
College of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration Not accepting applications for S'14
Master of Science in Business Administration

(Information Systems Auditing)

Not accepting applications for S'14
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Master of Science in Psychology Not accepting applications for S'14
Master of in Economics February 3 February 17
Master of Arts in English February 3 February 17
Master of Arts in History Not accepting applications for S'14
Master of Public Administration Not accepting applications for S'14
College of Science
Master of Science in Biological Science February 3 February 17
Master of Science in Chemistry February 3 February 17
Master of Science in Computer Science February 3 February 17
Master of Science in Geology February 3 February 17
Master of Science in Kinesiology February 3 February 17
Master of Science in Mathematics Not accepting applications for S'14
College of Education & Integrative Studies
Master of Arts in Education February 15 March 3
Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership February 15 March 3
Credential (all programs) February 15 March 3
Administrative Services Credential (all programs) February 15 March 3
Added Authorizations (all programs) February 15 March 3
College of Engineering
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering February 3 February 17
Master of Science in Engineering February 3 February 17
Master of Science in Engineering Management February 3 February 17
Master of Science in Civil Engineering February 3 February 17
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering February 3 February 17
College of Environmental Design
Master of Science in Interior Architecture February 3 February 3
Master of Architecture Not accepting applications for S'14
Master of Landscape Architecture Not accepting applications for S'14
Master of Regenerative Studies Not accepting applications for S'14
Master of Urban and Regional Planning Not accepting applications for S'14
Collins College of Hospitality Management
Master of Science in Hospitality Management February 3 February 3

Fall Quarter 2014

Initial Filing Period Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Credentials October 1 - November 30, 2013 August 1, 2014 September 2, 2014
Graduates October 1 - November 30, 2013 June 15, 2014 July 15, 2014

Please note the exception to the following programs:

College of Agriculture
Master of Science in Agricultural Science April 1 May 1
Master of Science in Food & Nutrition Science April 1 May 1

Master of Science (options in: Animal, Irrigation,

and Plant Science)

Not accepting applications for F'14
College of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration June 15 July 15
Master of Science in Business Administration

(Information Systems Auditing)

June 15 July 15
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Master of Science in Psychology April 1 May 1
Master of in Economics June 15 July 15
Master of Arts in English June 15 July 15
Master of Arts in History June 15 July 15
Master of Public Administration June 15 July 15
College of Science
Master of Science in Biological Science June 15 July 15
Master of Science in Chemistry June 15 July 15
Master of Science in Computer Science June 15 July 15
Master of Science in Geology June 15 July 15
Master of Science in Kinesiology June 15 July 15
Master of Science in Mathematics June 15 July 15
College of Education & Integrative Studies
Master of Arts in Education August 1 September 2
Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership August 1 September 2
Credential (all programs) August 1 September 2
Administrative Services Credential (all programs) August 1 September 2
Added Authorizations (all programs) August 1 September 2
College of Engineering
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering June 15 July 15
Master of Science in Engineering June 15 July 15
Master of Science in Engineering Management June 15 July 15
Master of Science in Civil Engineering June 15 July 15
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering June 15 July 15
College of Environmental Design
Master of Science in Interior Architecture July 15 July 15
Master of Architecture January 15 February 15
Master of Landscape Architecture January 15 February 15
Master of Regenerative Studies January 15 February 15
Master of Urban and Regional Planning January 15 February 15
Collins College of Hospitality Management
Master of Science in Hospitality Management July 15 July 15

Winter Quarter 2015

Initial Filing Period Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Credentials June 1 - June 30, 2014 November 17, 2014 December 1, 2014
Graduates June 1 - June 30, 2014 November 3, 2014 November 15, 2014

Please note the exception to the following programs:

College of Agriculture
Master of Science (options in: Agricultural, Animal,

Irrigation, Food & Nutrition, and Plant Science)

Not accepting applications for W'15
College of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration Not accepting applications for W'15
Master of Science in Business Administration

(Information Systems Auditing)

Not accepting applications for W'15

 

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Master of Science in Psychology Not accepting applications for W'15
Master of in Economics November 3 November 15
Master of Arts in English November 3 November 15
Master of Arts in History Not accepting applications for W'15
Master of Public Administration November 3 November 15
College of Science
Master of Science in Biological Science November 3 November 15
Master of Science in Chemistry November 3 November 15
Master of Science in Computer Science November 3 November 15
Master of Science in Geology June 30 December 1
Master of Science in Kinesiology Not accepting applications for W'15
Master of Science in Mathematics November 3 November 15
College of Education & Integrative Studies
Master of Arts in Education November 3 December 1
Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership November 3 December 1
Credential (all programs) November 17 December 1
Administrative Services Credential (all programs) November 17 December 1
Added Authorizations (all programs) November 17 December 1
College of Engineering
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering November 3 November 15
Master of Science in Engineering November 3 November 15
Master of Science in Engineering Management November 3 November 15
Master of Science in Civil Engineering November 3 November 15
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering November 3 November 15
College of Environmental Design
Master of Science in Interior Architecture November 3 November 3
Master of Architecture Not accepting applications for W'15
Master of Landscape Architecture Not accepting applications for W'15
Master of Regenerative Studies Not accepting applications for W'15
Master of Urban and Regional Planning Not accepting applications for W'15
Collins College of Hospitality Management
Master of Science in Hospitality Management November 3 November 3

Spring Quarter 2015

Initial Filing Period Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Credentials August 1 - August 30, 2014 February 16, 2015 March 2, 2015
Graduates August 1 - August 30, 2014 February 3, 2015 February 16, 2015

Please note the exception to the following programs:

College of Agriculture
Master of Science (options in: Agricultural, Animal,

Irrigation, Food & Nutrition, and Plant Science)

Not accepting applications for S'15
College of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration Not accepting applications for S'15
Master of Science in Business Administration

(Information Systems Auditing)

Not accepting applications for S'15
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Master of Science in Psychology Not accepting applications for S'15
Master of in Economics February 3 February 16
Master of Arts in English February 3 February 16
Master of Arts in History Not accepting applications for S'15
Master of Public Administration Not accepting applications for S'15
College of Science
Master of Science in Biological Science February 3 February 16
Master of Science in Chemistry February 3 February 16
Master of Science in Computer Science February 3 February 16
Master of Science in Geology February 3 February 16
Master of Science in Kinesiology February 3 February 16
Master of Science in Mathematics Not accepting applications for S'15
College of Education & Integrative Studies
Master of Arts in Education February 3 March 2
Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership February 3 March 2
Credential (all programs) February 16 March 2
Administrative Services Credential (all programs) February 16 March 2
Added Authorizations (all programs) February 16 March 2
College of Engineering
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering February 3 February 16
Master of Science in Engineering February 3 February 16
Master of Science in Engineering Management February 3 February 16
Master of Science in Civil Engineering February 3 February 16
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering February 3 February 16
College of Environmental Design
Master of Science in Interior Architecture February 3 February 3
Master of Architecture Not accepting applications for S'15
Master of Landscape Architecture Not accepting applications for S'15
Master of Regenerative Studies Not accepting applications for S'15
Master of Urban and Regional Planning Not accepting applications for S'15
Collins College of Hospitality Management
Master of Science in Hospitality Management February 3 February 3