Program Application 2017 Deadlines & Requirements

Anthropology

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

Cultural or Linguistic        December 1
Archeology or Physical    December 15

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology applicants are required to include a writing sample (30 pp. max) and CV including all post-secondary degrees, degree date, and GPAs (both cumulative and in your major).

Physical Anthropology applicants must complete and send in the NYCEP tracking form in addition to the Graduate Center online application form. 

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Art History

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

December 15th

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Writing Sample Required (15 pp  maximum)
Three letters of recommendation required.

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Audiology

Deadline for Fall Enrollment  

February 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

AuD offered


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Biochemistry

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE  General Requirement

Yes


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Biology

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

Neuroscience   December 1st
All others            January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Applicants wishing to work with mentors based at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) must also apply to the Collaborative Ph.D. Program at AMNH.

 

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Business

Deadline for Fall Enrollment  
with Financial Aid

January 1st
Please note this is a joint degree with Baruch College

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

GRE or GMAT 

Additional Requirements

Writing sample required (15 pp maximum).

The Management Specialization encourages students to supply the “Personality Potential Index” (PPI – offered by the Educational Testing Service). The PPI allows external evaluators to provide information about students on key attributes that relate to graduate student success. Information can be found at the following web site: http://www.ets.org/ppi.  The Management specialization does not require the tool be completed, but encourages students to supply the results as a supplement to their admission package as additional information to the admissions committee. Please contact the Business program if there are any questions.

 


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Chemistry

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Subject test recommended.


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Classics

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Writing sample required. PhD and MA offered.


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Comparative Literature

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

PhD and MA offered.
CV and 10 page writing sample are required.


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Computer Science

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

 


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Criminal Justice

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Writing sample required (15 pp maximum)


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Earth and Environmental Sciences

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

December 15th

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes


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Economics

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Our admissions committee reviews applications as they arrive. For priority consideration, we strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible


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Educational Psychology

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

December 15th

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes


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English

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Writing sample (15 pp maximum) and CV required.


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French

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Writing sample required: One sample for applicants with BA's and two samples or MA thesis for applicants with MA's.  Current CV required.

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Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Current CV and writing sample (between 4000 and 7000 words), which can be written in English, Portuguese or Spanish.


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History

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Writing sample required (15 pp maximum)


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Journalism

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 9th

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

optional

Additional Requirements

MA only. Three letters of recommendation and three work samples required for all Journalism applicants. Spanish Language program applicants may submit the applicant statement in either English or Spanish, but one of the three work samples must be in English and one in Spanish.  

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Liberal Studies

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

 March 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

Nov 1

GRE General Requirement

No

Additional Requirements

MA degree only.

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Linguistics

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

December 15th

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

PhD and MA offered.


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Mathematics

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements GRE subject exam

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Middle Eastern Studies

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 15

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

Nov 1

GRE General Requirement

Optional

Additional Requirements

5-10 page writing sample.  MA degree only.

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Music

Deadline for Fall Enrollment


Music Performance - Dec 1st
all others - December 15th
 

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Applicants should check the music page before applying.

 


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Neuroscience Collaborative

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

December 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

To apply to the Neuroscience Collaborative, you must select either the Biology or the Psychology program in the online application and then select the Neuroscience track.

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Nursing

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Bachelor's degree or Master's degree, either of which must be in nursing from an accredited program. See more at the web page of the Nursing program


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Philosophy

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 1st

Spring Enrollment Date

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

PhD and MA offered.
Three letters of recommendation are required.

 


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Physics

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Program recommends GRE subject exam.


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Political Science

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

December 15th

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

PhD and MA offered. Program financial awards are for PhD students only.

Writing sample required.

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Psychology

Deadline for Fall Enrollment December 1st
Deadline for Spring Enrollment N/A
GRE General requirement Yes
Additional Requirements CV required.
GRE subject test required for Clinical at City College, John Jay, and Queens.
GRE subject test recommended for all other training areas.

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Social Welfare

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 
 

January 1st
for fellowship consideration
February 15th
for all others

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

No

Additional Requirements

Applicants must have an Master's degree in Social Work or a similar field and at least 3 years of work experience in the area of human services.  A current CV must be submitted.  Guidance about writing samples and additional requirements are described on the program's website


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Sociology

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 
with Financial Aid

December 15th

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Writing sample required (30 pp maximum).


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Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes


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Theatre

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 
with Financial Aid

January 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Writing sample required (15 pp maximum).

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Urban Education

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 
with Financial Aid

January 1st

Spring Enrollment Date

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes


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Women's and Gender Studies

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

December 15th

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

MA progam only
Writing sample 10-15 pages

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