Application Deadlines

Mark Your Calendars to Start Your Graduate Application!

Embarking on a graduate degree is a pivotal step in your professional development. To navigate the application process with ease, we encourage you to review the "How to Apply" instructions and become familiar with our admissions processing timelines. This preparation will ensure you submit your application with the right timeframe and when to expect the exciting moment when you receive your admission decision.

Our programs have varied admission cycles, with some offering enrollment in Fall, Winter, and Summer terms, while others limit admission to select terms. Various programs offer greater flexibility in the Summer term, offering courses in both seven and fourteen-week formats to accommodate varied learning paces. Please refer to our academic calendar to learn more about when each upcoming term begins. 

We are currently welcoming applications for the following terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025, Summer 2025, and Fall 2025. 

To receive a notification when the application opens for future terms, we recommend completing a request for information form for your desired start term. By doing so, you will receive timely updates on the admissions process and will learn more about your future area of study along the way. Prepare to advance your career and apply to join our community of Difference Makers.

Programs With Hard Deadlines and Limited Admit Terms

Select programs review applications with hard deadlines, requiring the online application and all supplemental items to be received by the posted deadline in order to be considered for admission. We encourage early submission to ensure your application can be processed and your checklist verified for completion prior to the deadline. 

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Fall: February 1 

Winter: August 1

Fall: February 1
College of Education, Health, and Human ServicesFall: March 15
Early Childhood Education (MA)
  • Priority: March 15, 2025
  • Hard Deadline: May 15, 2025

Fall 2024: 

  • Rolling (see below)

Beginning 2025, Fall only: 

  • Priority: March 15, 2025
  • Hard Deadline: May 15, 2025
College of Arts, Sciences, and LettersClinical Health Psychology (MS) Fall: March 15 

All Other Programs are Rolling Admissions

All other graduate programs not listed above operate on a rolling admissions basis. For graduate programs with rolling admissions, we advise submitting all documents by the advisory deadline to ensure consideration for your preferred term and to facilitate pre-term planning. Programs will rolling admissions will continue to accept applications and supporting materials beyond the advisory deadline. Applications are reviewed for a decision as they are completed. Reviewing our admissions processing timelines can set expectations for the time between submitting your application and receiving an admission decision. 

Applicants with non-U.S. postsecondary academic history should allow for time to submit transcripts to an accepted third-party service for a course-by-course evaluation or to allow additional time for an internal review.  For more information on this requirement, please review our "How to Apply" Instructions

For non-degree program deadlines, such as Graduate Certificates and Guest applications, please see the Non-Degree Application Procedures.

Office of Graduate Studies

1055 - Administration Building
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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Phone: 313-583-6321
Fax: 313-436-9156