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Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received in advance of your program’s application deadlines. Please note that all application deadlines are subject to change. Please contact your program with any questions or to confirm application or funding deadlines.

Internationals students, click here for important deadline information.

Graduate program application deadlines

Graduate ProgramDeadlines
AccountancyFall Semester deadline for students applying for Fall Graduate Assistantships: February 15
Summer Session: March 1
Fall Semester: June 1
Spring Semester deadline for all students, including those applying for Spring Semester Graduate Assistantships: October 1
Accountancy, TaxationFall Semester deadline for students applying for Fall Graduate Assistantships: February 15
Summer Session: March 1
Fall Semester: June 1
Spring Semester deadline for all students, including those applying for Spring Semester Graduate Assistantships: October 1
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner-Acute CareApplications are accepted year-round.
Spring: Priority is given to applications submitted by October 15
Priority Deadline for Graduate Certificate AGNP Acute Care (Summer term): April 1

Applications received after the priority deadline will be considered if space is available.
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner-Primary CareSpring: Priority is given to applications submitted by October 15
Priority Deadline for Graduate Certificate AGNP Primary Care (Summer term): April 1

Applications received after the priority deadline will be considered if space is available.
AnthropologyFunding: February 15
Fall Priority: May 1
Final Fall: June 30
Art EducationFall (Including Assistantships): January 15
Spring: October 1
Art, VisualFunding: January 15
Fall: January 15
Bilingual Education Contact the program for more information.
BiologyFall: January 15
Spring: October 1
Biology, RaptorFall: January 15
Spring: October 1
Biomolecular SciencesPriority Financial Assistance, Fall: January 2
Late Application: May 7
Spring: August 15
ChemistryContact the program for more information
Civil EngineeringStudents may apply at any time upon submitting the Graduate College application
College TeachingSpring: October 1
CommunicationFall: February 15
Computer ScienceStudents may apply at any time upon submitting the Graduate College application
Computer Science Teacher EndorsementSummer: March 1
Conflict ManagementContact the program for more information
Counselor EducationFall: February 1
Creative WritingFall: January 15
Admission decisions: April 15
Criminal JusticeFall: April 1
Spring: October 1
Curriculum and InstructionFall: March 1
Spring: October 1
Summer: March 1
Doctor of Nursing PracticeFall Priority: March 15
Military Applicants (to accommodate Federal Government Requirements): October 1
Early & Special EducationFunding: March 31
Earth ScienceFall: February 1
Spring: October 15
Education, LiteracyContact the department for more information
Educational LeadershipApplications will be accepted until the program is filled
Educational Leadership, ExecutiveApplications will be accepted beginning February 1. Interviews will be conducted until the cohort is filled.
Educational Technology, Ed.D.Application to the Graduate College, plus cover letter, CV, and scholarly paper: February 1st
All official transcripts and scores must appear in the Graduate College application system: February 7th. Applications received after the deadline are accepted through March 1st, but are only reviewed after on-time applications have been considered.
Educational Technology, Master'sSummer or Fall: March 15
Spring: September 15
Electrical and Computer EngineeringFunding: February 1
Fall: June 1
English as a New LanguageContact the department for more information
English LiteratureFall for students applying for funding: January 15
Fall: April 15
Spring: October 15
English, Rhetoric and CompositionFunding: January 15
Fall: April 15
Spring: October 15
Geographic Information AnalysisContact the program for more information
Geoscience (M.S)Fall, including funding: February 1
Spring: October 15
GeophysicsFall, including funding: February 1
Spring: October 15
Geosciences (Ph.D.)Fall: February 1
Spring: October 15
Health ScienceFall: March 15
Spring: October 15
Healthcare SimulationApplications received after August 1 will be considered if space is available
HistoryFunding: January 15
Fall: April 1
Spring: September 15
Hydrologic StudiesFall: February 1
Spring: October 15
Interdisciplinary StudiesFall: March 1
Spring: October 1
KinesiologyFunding (MS): January 15
MK and MS: May 1
MAL: Summer: February 1
Materials Science and EngineeringPriority: January 15
MathematicsPriority: February 1
Mathematics Consulting Teacher EndorsementContact the program for more information
Mathematics EducationApplications are accepted throughout the calendar year
MBA, ExecutiveApplications are accepted until the program is filled
MBA, Full-Time (Career Track)Funding: February 15
Applications are accepted until the program is filled
MBA, OnlinePlease see the website for program start dates
MBA, Part-Time (Professional)Funding: February 15
Fall Priority: April 15
Final Fall: May 30
Mechanical EngineeringFunding: March 15
Music EducationPriority: February 9
Application materials must be received three weeks before the end of the Spring semester to be considered for admission for the following Fall
Music PerformancePriority: February 9
Application materials must be received three weeks before the end of the Spring semester to be considered for admission for the following Fall
Non-Degree SeekingYou may apply as a non-degree seeking student at any time
Nonprofit AdministrationFall: February 1
Spring: October 1
Online TeachingContact the program for more information
Organizational Performance and Workplace LearningContact the program for more information
Political ScienceAccelerated Degree Path: November 15
Traditional Degree Path: February 1
Public AdministrationFall: February 1
Spring: October 1
Public Policy and AdministrationFall: February 1
School Technology Coordination CertificateContact the program for more information
Secondary/K-12 TeachingSummer: First Friday of February
Social WorkBoise Campus: December 1, 2016
Coeur d'Alene Campus: December 1, 2016
Lewiston Campus: December 1, 2016
Twin Falls Campus: December 1, 2016
Online Social WorkFall/August: June 15
Spring/January: October 1
Summer/May: March 1

Special Education or Early Childhood InterventionFunding: March 1
July Cohort: June 1
STEM EducationContact the program for more information
Teaching English Language ArtsContact the program for more information
Technical CommunicationContact the program for more information
Technology Integration Specialist CertificateContact the program for more information
Victim ServicesPriority: February 15
Fall: April 1
Workplace E-Learning and Performance SupportContact the program for more information
Workplace Instructional DesignContact the program for more information
Workplace Performance ImprovementContact the program for more information