Dates and Deadlines


                                                          Fall            Spring           Summer I    Summer II
First Year Students June 30 December 1 May 1 June 1
Transfer Students June 30 December 1 May 1 June 1
Readmit and Special Visiting Students August 5 December 5 May 15 June 15

Admission decisions are provided on a rolling basis within 48 hours of completing your application.

Scholarship Deadlines

NC Early College Scholarship: February 26, 2021

Hackley Global Scholarship: March 5, 2021

Dr. Valeria Fleming STEM Scholarship: 2021 Deadline Not Yet Set

First Year applicants are automatically considered for merit scholarships. We recommend applying early as all merit scholarships are based on fund availability and may have been awarded by the application deadlines listed above.

For more information about scholarships, visit the Office of Financial Aid.


College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Degree Program

Fall Spring Summer
Criminal Justice, Master of Science (MS) June 15 November 15 April 15
Psychology Online, Master of Arts (MA) Rolling Rolling Rolling
Sociology Online, Master of Arts (MA) Rolling Rolling Rolling

Broadwell College of Business and Economics

The BCBE will accept applications submitted as late as 10 days before the start of classes. The application deadlines for the upcoming semesters are:

Spring 2021: January 15, 2021
Spring 2021, Term II: March 7, 2021
Summer I 2021: May 20, 2021

College of Education

Degree Program Fall Spring
Educational Leadership, Doctor of Education (EdD) April 1
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) April 15 October 15
Master of Education (MEd) April 15 October 15
Master of School Administration (MSA) April 1

School of Nursing

Degree Program Fall Spring
Master of Science in Nursing March 30 September 30

School of Social Work

Degree Program Fall
Master of Social Work (MSW) January 15

Professional Development

Fall Spring Sum I Sum II
Professional Development, Non-Degree Seeking Aug 5 Dec 5 May 15 Jun 15

International Students

Regardless of degree program, international graduate students must apply by March 1st.