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2007 Deadlines

Your application, application fee, academic credentials and any additional materials required by your program must be received by the deadline stated. Deadlines may change without notice and many programs will close before the stated deadline because of the large volume of applications they receive. It is to your advantage to apply well before the deadline. Applications and materials received after the deadlines will not be considered. International applicants have earlier deadlines than domestic applicants.

All applicants should use the General Graduate Deadlines listed below unless your intended program of study is listed under Graduate Programs with Earlier Deadlines.



GENERAL GRADUATE DEADLINES (Check for Programs with earlier deadlines also)

  Spring 2007 Summer 2007 Fall 2007
Graduate Domestic Degree-seeking applicants (including Readmission and Nondegree to Degree) November 1, 2006 March 15, 2007 May 15, 2007
       
Nondegree-seeking applicants November 15, 2006 April 15, 2007 July 15, 2007
 
 
International applicants July 15, 2006 December 15, 2006 February 15, 2007
       
Classes Begin January 16, 2007 May 29, 2007 August 27, 2007


GRADUATE PROGRAMS WITH EARLIER DEADLINES

Program Spring 2007 Summer 2007 Fall 2007 
Anatomy and Cell Biology (GEMS) / MS, PhD - March 15 (Recommended-March 1) May 15
       
Anthropology / MA, PhD - - *January 1
       
Architecture / MArch - - (*Priority-Feb 1) May 15 
       
Art & Design / MFA - - *(Fellowship Dec 15) February 1 
       
Art History / MA, PhD October 1 - (*Financial Aid-Jan 1) March 15 
       
Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics (GEMS) / MS, PhD - - (Recommended-March 1) May 15 
 
Bioengineering / MS, PhD October 1 - International-Feb 1; Domestic-March 15
 
Bioinformatics / MS, PhD October 1 - International-Feb 1; Domestic-March 15
       
Biological Sciences / MS, PhD - - (*Recommended-Jan 1) May 15 
       
Biomedical Visualization / MS - - *February 1 (Extended to February 15, domestic and international) 
       
Biopharmaceutical Sciences / PhD *July 15 - (*Priority-Jan 1) May15
       
Business Administration / MBA Consult Department for Deadline and Application
   
Business Administration / PhD - - *February 1
       
Chemical Engineering / MS, PhD November 1 March 15 (*Fellowship-Jan 15) May 15
       
Chemistry / MS, PhD

-

- (*Fellowship-Jan 1) Domestic-March 15
       
Communication / MA - - *(Financial Aid-Jan 1) February 1 
       
Computer Science (Engineering) / MS, PhD November 1 - (*Recommended Financial Aid-Jan 1) May 15
       
Criminal Justice / MA - - (*Fellowship-Jan 1) March 15
       
Criminal Justice / PhD - - *(Fellowship and Priority-Jan 1) February 1
       
Disability and Human Development / MS - March 15 
       
Disability Studies / PhD - - *(Fellowship and Priority-Dec 15) Jan 1
       
Earth and Environmental Sciences / MS, PhD *July 15 - *February 1
       
Economics / MA, PhD November 1 March 15 (*Fellowship-Jan 15; other Financial Aid-March 15) May 15
       
Education-Instructional Leadership: Elementary Ed / MEd - - March 15
       
Education-Instructional Leadership: Secondary Ed / MEd - - February 15
       
Education-Instructional Leadership: Educational Studies / MEd October 1 January 1 May 15
       
Educational-Instructional Leadership: Literacy, Language, and Culture / MEd October 1 January 1 March 15
       
Education-Instructional Leadership: Early Childhood Ed / MEd October 1 January1 March 15
       
Education-Special Education / MEd July 15 - March 15
       
Education-Curriculum and Instruction: Curriculum Design / PhD - January 1 January 1 (International extended to February 1)
       
Education-Curriculum and Instruction: Literacy, Language and Culture / PhD - - January 1 (International extended to February 1)
       
Education-Educational Psychology / PhD - January 1 January 1 (International extended to February 1)
       
Education-Policy Studies in Urban Ed / PhD - January 1 January 1 (International extended to February 1)
       
Education-Special Ed / PhD - January 1 January 1 (International extended to February 1)
       
Education-Urban Education Leadership / EdD - - *February 1 (*Extended to February 15)
       
Electrical and Computer Engineering / MS, PhD November 1 (*Recommended- Financial Aid-Jan 1) May 15
       
English / MA - - *February 1
       
English / Non-Degree - - May 15
       
English / PhD - - *January 1
       
Environmental and Urban Geography / MA - - *January 1
       
Forensic Science / MS - - *(Fellowship-Jan 1) February 1
       
French / MA October 1  - *(Fellowship-Jan 1) February 1 
       
Germanic Studies / MA, PhD November 1 (Recommended-October 1) - (*Fellowship-Jan 10; other Recommended-March 15) May 15
       
Graduate Education in Medical Science (GEMS) - March 15 (*Fellowship-January 15; other Recommended-March 1) May 15
       
Healthcare Administration / MHA - - International-Feb 1; Domestic - May 15
Note: Apply through SOPHAS. Do not use the Graduate College application. See http://www.uic.edu/sph/admissions_apps.htm
 
Health Informatics / MS - - *February 1
       
Health Professions Education / MHPE - - *January 1
       
Hispanic Studies / MA, PhD - - *February 1
       
History / MA (Terminal), MAT - - *(Financial Aid-Jan 1) February 15
       
History / MA (Doctoral Track), PhD - - *(Financial Aid-Jan 1) February 15
       
Human Nutrition / MS, PhD - - *(Priority-Dec 13) February 1
       
Linguistics / MA - - May 15 (After Feb 15 International applicants should contact program)
       
Management Information Systems / PhD - - *February 1
       
Math, Statistics, & Computer Science / MS, MST, PhD, DA October 1 March 15 *January 1
       
Medicinal Chemistry / MS, PhD *July 15 January 1 (*Priority-January 1) May 15
       
Microbiology and Immunology (GEMS) / PhD - - (Recommended-March 1) May 15
       
Movement Sciences / MS, PhD - - *January 1
       
Nursing / MS October 1 -

(*Priority-February 1) May 15

       
Nursing / PhD - - *(Fellowship-December 15) February 1
       
Occupational Therapy / OTD (Recommended September 1) October 1 - *(Recommended-December 1) January 1
       
Occupational Therapy
(20FS1511MS - Professional/Entry level only)
- - *(Recommended-December 1) January 1
       
Pharmacognosy / MS, PhD *July 15 - *January 1
       
Pharmacology (GEMS) / MS, PhD - - (*Recommended March 1) May 15
       
Pharmacy Administration / MS, PhD November 1 - *(Fellowship-January 1) February 1
       
Philosophy / MA, PhD - - (Fellowship-January 1) February 1
       
Physical Therapy / MS - - *February 1
       
Physiology and Biophysics (GEMS) / MS, PhD - - (*Fellowship-January 15; other recommended-March 1) May 15
       
Political Science / MA, PhD - - *February 15
       
Psychology / PhD - - *(Priority-December 15) January 1 
       
Public Administration / MPA November 1 February 1 (*Priority and Financial Aid-February 1) May 15
       
Public Administration / PhD November 1 - *January 1
       
Public Health / MS, PhD
(MPH / DrPH
- - (Priority International-January 1) *February 1 [May15-Clinical Research only]
Apply through SOPHAS-do not use Graduate College application; see http://www.uic.edu/sph/admissions_apps.htm
 
Real Estate / MA November 1 - May 15
       
Slavic Studies/Slavic Languages and Literature / MA, PhD November 1 March 15 (*Fellowship-Jan 1) May 15
       
Social Work / MSW Consult Department for Deadline and Application
   
Social Work / PhD - - *(Fellowships-January 1) February 15
       
Sociology / MA, PhD - - *January 1
       
Urban Planning and Policy / MUPP, Non-degree October 1 - (*International and Assistantships-January 1) March 15
       
Urban Planning and Policy / PhD - - *January 1
 
(*) indicates deadline applies to international and domestic applicants; information within parentheses applies to both international and domestic applicants, even if asterisk is not present, unless specifically stated otherwise, or if international deadline at top is earlier. 
(-) indicates new students not admitted for that term.