Application Deadlines

Each graduate program at UM-Flint has specific deadlines for applying for admission. Deadlines vary by program as well as by semester. Some programs admit students to all entry terms (Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer) while others limit admission to only one or two semesters (Fall and/or Winter and/or Spring). Please check your program of study for its admission terms.

International students may be required to apply earlier than the deadline posted by the program.  The final date to submit an application is either a program's deadline or the following, whichever is earlier:

  • Fall: May 1
  • Winter: September 1
  • Spring:  January 1
Fall Application Deadlines

The general deadline to apply for graduate programs for the Fall semester is August 1.  To be considered for scholarships, grants, and research assistantships, the deadline to apply for fall is May 1.  International students must also apply by May 1.  Programs that have earlier deadlines:

  • Anesthesia (MS) - Early Review Deadline: October 1; Final Review Deadline: February 1
  • Biochemistry (MS) / Chemistry (MS) - March 1
  • Education (Ed.D.) - Early Review Deadline: April 1; Final Review Deadline: July 1
  • Nursing (DNP) - BSN to DNP - March 1
  • Nursing (DNP) - MSN to DNP - August 1
  • Physical Therapy (Entry-Level DPT) - December 1
  • Physical Therapy (Ph.D.) - Early Review Deadline: October 14; Final Review Deadline: February 15
  • Physical Therapy (Transitional DPT, Certificate) - May 1
  • Physical Therapy Residency - March 1
Winter Application Deadlines

The general deadline to apply for graduate programs that admit in the Winter semester (beginning in January) is November 15.  International students must apply by September 1.  The following programs have earlier deadlines:

  • Accounting (MSA) - November 1
  • Biochemistry (MS) / Chemistry (MS) - August 15
  • Business Administration (MBA/Certificate) - November 1
  • Nursing (MSN) - April 1
  • Nursing Certificate - November 1
  • Physical Therapy (Transitional DPT) - October 1
Spring Application Deadlines

The general deadline to apply for graduate programs that admit in the Spring term (beginning in May) is March 15.  International students must apply by January 1.  The following programs have earlier deadlines:

  • Business Administration (MBA) NetPlus! program beginning in March - February 1
  • Physical Therapy (Transitional DPT) - March 1
Summer Application Deadlines

The general deadline to apply for graduate programs that admit in the Summer term (beginning in late June/early July) is May 15.  The following program has an earlier deadline:

  • Business Administration (MBA) NetPlus! program - May 1