Deadlines and Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines:

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 Domestic student
 International Student Decision Notification
 Early action deadline  December 1  December 1  January 30
Accepting Regular application ​  December 2 -July 1  December 2 –March 31  On a rolling basis *
 Final application deadline  July 1**  March 31 ***  July 15 for domestic students; April 20 for international students


* Typically within 30 days after applications are complete (except in December).
** If you are a domestic ​applicant, and you submit your application after May 1st, please ​notify the Program Director, Dr. Weijia Li ​for accelerating the review process.
*** If you are an international ​applicant, and you submit your application after March 1st, please ​notify the Program Director, Dr. Weijia Li ​for accelerating the review process, so you ​can have enough time to apply for​ student visa.

Admission Requirements:

Tuition and Funding Policies:

Students enrolled in this program may not receive tuition remission from graduate assistantship appointments at this institution. Students enrolled in this program may accept graduate assistantships; however, they will not receive the tuition remission that is typically part of the compensation package for a graduate assistantship. There is no obligation for hiring departments to provide tuition assistance.

Curricular Policies:

Students in this program may not take courses outside the prescribed curriculum without faculty advisor and program director approval. Students in this program cannot enroll concurrently in other undergraduate, graduate or certificate programs.