graduate application Timelines

Please refer to the following dates for full admission consideration:

Fall Semester: August 1

Spring Semester: DECEMBER 1

Summer: April 1

Winter Intersession: November 1

Completed applications received after the semester deadlines may be reviewed for acceptance but acceptance is not guaranteed for that term. Acceptance of admissible candidates may be deferred to a later semester. 

If you have any questions email the graduate office at or call 814 393 2337.

The following programs have a Fall Only Start:

Applied Data Analytics


The following program is a Summer Only Start:



M.S. in Speech Language Pathology
January 31 is the last date to complete an application file for upcoming academic year. Students admitted to the speech language pathology program normally begin during the Fall. However, they may have the option of beginning their coursework in the preceding Summer session(s) or Spring Semester. All applicants will be notified of their admission decision by April 15th.

Master of Science in Nursing
October 1 is the deadline to apply for the following academic year. This program begins in the fall term only.

International Students
July 15 for the Fall term or by November 15 for the Spring term

Last Updated 3/4/20