Application Deadlines and Decision Notification Dates
Please note that the deadlines below refer to the application for the 2016-2017 academic year, which is now closed. We will begin accepting applications for fall 2017 enrollment by early September 2016 and will post updated application deadlines at that time.
Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.L.D.)
The Doctor of Education Leadership online submission and materials received deadline is Monday, December 14, 2015, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Decisions will be made available online in late March 2016.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education
The Doctor of Philosophy in Education online submission and materials received deadline is Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. EST. Note that all applications for the Ph.D. must be submitted to the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Master of Education (Ed.M.) and C.A.S. in Counseling
The master's and C.A.S. online submission and materials received deadline is Monday, January 4, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Master's decisions will be made available online in late March 2016. C.A.S. decisions will be made available online in February 2016.
Special Students (Non-Degree)
The application deadline for Special Student (non-degree) applicants seeking spring 2016 enrollment is Monday, November 30, 2015.
Please note that all Admissions deadlines are separate from Financial Aid and fellowship application deadlines.