Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

You are here: Home » Graduate Admissions » Applying » Deadlines
Document Actions

Degree Application

Hunter College considers applicants on a rolling basis and space availability to many of our gradaute programs after the advertised deadlines. Please contact Graduate Admissions at for specific information.

General Fall Admission Deadlines:




Adv. Cert in Medical Laboratory Technology (Fall only)
March 1
Animal Behavior & Conservation - Adv. Cert. and MA (Fall only) April 1
April 1
Art Studio (Fall only)
January 15
Art History
February 1
Biomedical Laboratory Management April 15
Creative Writing (Fall only)
February 1
Dance MFA (Fall Only) March 15
Economics (Fall only)
April 1
Integrated Media Arts (Fall only)
April 15
Geography, Geoinformatics, GIS April 30
Nutrition (Fall only)
March 15
Playwriting (Fall only) January 15
Psychology, ABC (Fall only) April 1
Urban Policy and Leadership
March 15
Urban Planning
March 1
Speech Language Pathology (Fall only)
February 1
EdD in Instructional Leadership (Fall only) February 15
Dance Education (Fall only) March 15
Educational Psychology (Fall only)
March 15
Mental Health Counseling February 1
School Counseling February 1
School of Education (most) Programs March 15
School of Nursing Programs (Fall only)
March 1
Silberman SSW - Advance Standing Program 
March 1
Silberman SSW - Two Year Full Time Program & Bank Street February 1
Silberman SSW - One Year Residency March 1
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:



Physical Therapy DPT                                                                    November 1
PhD in Nursing December 15

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

Spring Admission Deadlines:



Art History October 1
Geography, Geoinformatics, and GIS November 15
Urban Planning
October 15
School of Education Programs
October 15
Silberman School of Social Work
October 30
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.

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 10AM - 5PM

Friday 10AM - 3PM

*On 11/22, 12/13, 12/26, 12/27 and 12/28 all offices will close at 3:00PM

**Our office is currently assisting students and prospective applicants at the Welcome Center, Rm 100 North Building (located on the first floor-main Hunter College campus)

Please direct all inquiries via:

Telephone: (212) 396-6049


Please follow the Hunter College website for additional college closings

« December 2023 »