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Effective August 2014 prospective applicants to the CUNY School of Public Health need to apply through the SOPHAS application system. Please DO NOT use the Hunter College graduate degree online application.

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Fall Admission Deadlines:



Adv. Cert in Medical Laboratory Technology March 1
Adv. Cert in Cytotechnology March 1
Anthropology March 1
Art Studio January 15
Art History
February 1
Creative Writing
February 1
Integrated Media Arts
April 1 (priority decision deadline February 15)
Geography April 15
Psychology and Animal Behavior & Conservation programs April 1
Urban Policy and Leadership
March 15
Urban Planning
February 1
Speech Language Pathology
February 1
Childhood Education - Math/Science March 15
Dance Education February 15
Educational Psychology March 15
Mental Health Counseling February 1
School  Counseling February 1
School of Education Programs March 15
School of Nursing Programs April 1
School of Public Health Programs March 1
Silberman SSW - Two Year Full Time & One Year Residence Programs 
February 5
Silberman SSW - Advance Standing Program
February 12
All Other Programs
April 1

Applicants who have completed all or part of their university studies in a non-US institution and/or require student visas must submit their applications no later than February 1 (January 15 for Art Studio applicants) to be considered for Fall admission.

Summer Admission Deadline:

Please Note: The Physical Therapy DPT program offcially starts in the Summer. However, when completing the online application you need to select the Fall 2015 option as the potential start date.There is no Summer 2015 option in the online application system.



Physical Therapy DPT                                                                    November 1


Spring Admission Deadlines:



Art History October 1
Geography November 15
Urban Planning
October 1
School of Education Programs
October 15
Silberman School of Social Work
October 1
All Other Programs                                                                      November 1

Applicants who have completed all or part of their university studies in a non-US institution and/or require student visas must submit their applications no later than September 15 to be considered for Spring admission.

Due to the high volume of applications received by the College, all applicants are strongly encouraged to apply well before these deadlines.

PLEASE NOTE: The online application must be submitted by 5:00pm EASTERN STANDARD TIME on the specific deadline corresponding to the graduate degree program you wish to apply to.

Extended Deadlines:

Several programs may extend consideration for admission beyond the general deadline. A list of these programs and extended deadlines will be available here once the general deadline has passed. 

Applicants unable to file by the program deadline may still have an opportunity to pursue graduate studies in the School of Arts & Science and the Silberman School of Social Work by applying for non-degree admission. Please check with the particular program to find out whether it allows non-degree students to take courses.

Graduate Admissions Office Hours

Monday-Thursday 10:00am-5:00pm

Fridays 10:00am-12:00pm

The graduate admissions office will be CLOSED on:

Thursday, November 26 - Thanksgiving Recess

Friday, November 27 - Thanksgiving Recess

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