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
  • Applied Communication - Guaranteed Consideration: June 1; If Space Permits: August 1
  • Education (Ed.D.) - Early Review Deadline: April 1; Final Review Deadline: July 1
  • Mechanical Engineering (MSE) - International Student Deadline/Guaranteed Consideration: March 1
  • Nursing (DNP) - BSN to DNP - July 15 (Fall 2016 admission)
  • Nursing (DNP) - MSN to DNP - July 1
  • Physical Therapy (Entry-Level DPT) - December 1
  • Physical Therapy (Transitional DPT) - May 1
  • Physical Therapy (Ph.D.) - Early Review Deadline: February 1; Final Review Deadline: May 1 (next admission available for Fall 2018)
  • Physical Therapy Certificate
    • For all specializations besides Neurology - May 1
  • Physical Therapy Residency
    • For all specializations besides Neurology - May 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:

  • Mechanical Engineering - Guaranteed Consideration: July 1
  • Nursing (MSN) - June 1. 2016 for Winter 2017
  • Nursing Certificate - November 1
  • Physical Therapy (Transitional DPT) - October 1
  • Physical Therapy Residency
    • Neurology Deadline - July 31
  • Physical Therapy Certificate
    • Neurology Deadline - August 31
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:

  • 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.

  • Mathematics Education for Elem. & Early Childhood Educators (MA) - April 1