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Admissions

Application Deadlines and Decision Notification Dates

Beginning Monday, January 8, the Admissions Office will only be available by phone from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST in order to process and review applications more efficiently.

Please note: the deadlines below refer to the application for the 2018-2019 academic year, which is now closed. We will begin accepting applications for fall 2019 enrollment by early September 2018 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 Friday, December 15, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. E.S.T. Decisions will be made available online in late March 2018.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education

The Doctor of Philosophy in Education online submission and materials received deadline is Friday, December 1, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. E.S.T. 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 Friday, January 5, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. E.S.T. Master's decisions will be made available online in late March 2018. C.A.S. decisions will be made available online in February 2018.

Special Students (Non-Degree)

The application deadline for Special Student (non-degree) applicants seeking spring 2018 enrollment is Monday, November 27, 2017.

Please note: all Admissions deadlines are separate from Financial Aid and fellowship application deadlines.