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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 Fall 2014Winter 2015, Spring 2015, and Fall 2015 quarter application and document deadlines. 

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 for the following programs:

College of Agriculture
Master of Science in Agricultural Science June 15 June 15
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 August 1 September 1
Master of Science in Accountancy August 15 August 31
Master of Science in Business Administration

(Information Systems Auditing)

August 1 September 1
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Master of Science in Psychology April 1 May 1
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 Environmental Design
Master of 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
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 for 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 Accountancy

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 Arts in History Not accepting applications for W'15
College of Science
Master of Science in Geology November 3 December 1
Master of Science in Kinesiology Not accepting applications for W'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 Environmental Design
Master of 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
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 for 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 Accountancy 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 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 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 Not accepting applications for S'15
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 Environmental Design
Master of 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
Initial Filing Period Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Credentials October 1 - November 30, 2014 August 1, 2015 September 2, 2015
Graduates October 1 - November 30, 2014 June 15, 2015 July 15, 2015

 

Please note the exception for the following programs:

College of Agriculture
Master of Science in Agricultural Science TBD
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'15
College of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration August 1 September 1
Master of Science in Business Administration

(Information Systems Auditing)

August 1 September 1
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Master of Science in Psychology April 1 May 1
College of Science
Master of Science in Mathematics April 1 May 1
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 Environmental Design
Master of Interior Architecture April 1 May 1
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