Admissions Deadlines


October 15

Master's, Certificate and EdD applicants - start as early as Spring semester.
International applicants (outside of the United States) - start as early as Fall semester.
Applications open on August 2.

December 15

Master's, Certificate, PhD and EdD applicants - start as early as Summer or Fall semesters.
PhD applications are reviewed one time per year and are due by December 15. 
International applicants (outside of the United States) - start as early as Fall semester.

February 1

International applicants (outside of the United States) for teaching and curriculum Master's (non-certification) - start as early as Fall semester.

March 1

Master's, Certificate and EdD applicants - start as early as Summer semester.
International applicants (outside of the United States) - last opportunity for international students to begin in the Fall semester.

May 1 - June 15 (rolling deadline)

Master's, Certificate and EdD applicants can apply at any point between May 1 and June 15.
Contact Admissions if applying to a Master’s in teaching and curriculum program to start as early as Summer semester.


Notes on deadlines:

  1. Warner financial aid awards are made in all admissions cycles.
  2. Full-time elementary, early childhood, ESOL, foreign language and middle childhood education students seeking initial certification must begin study in the Summer in order to complete their program of study within 15 months. Secondary education students seeking initial certification are encouraged to begin study in the Summer. All teaching and curriculum students who plan to complete in 15 months are required to begin in the Summer.  
  3. PhD applications are only accepted during the December 15 application deadline.
  4. The February 1 application deadline is exclusively for international applicants applying to a master’s in teaching and curriculum (non-certification).