Application Deadlines and Decision Notification Dates
Please note that the deadlines below refer to the application for the 2017-2018 academic year, which is now closed. We will begin accepting applications for fall 2018 enrollment by early September 2017 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 Thursday, December 15, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Decisions will be made available online in late March 2017.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education
The Doctor of Philosophy in Education online submission and materials received deadline is Thursday, December 1, 2016, 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 Thursday, January 5, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Master's decisions will be made available online in late March 2017. C.A.S. decisions will be made available online in February 2017.
Special Students (Non-Degree)
The application deadline for Special Student (non-degree) applicants seeking spring 2017 enrollment is Monday, November 28, 2016.
Please note that all Admissions deadlines are separate from Financial Aid and fellowship application deadlines.