Application Deadlines & Requirements

Please see updates for the 2021 Admissions cycle.

Anthropology - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

Cultural or Linguistic        December 1
Archaeology or Physical    December 15

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

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 - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended for 2021

Additional Requirements

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

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Audiology - AUD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment  

February 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

AuD offered

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Biochemistry - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE  General Requirement

Suspended

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Biography and Memoir - MA

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

April 15

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended 

Additional Requirements

A CV/resume and writing sample are required. The writing sample should consist of an essay or research paper of no more than 2,000 words.   

 

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Biology - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

Neuroscience   December 1
All others            January 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

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 by December 15th.

 

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Business - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment  
with Financial Aid

January 15
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).

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Chemistry - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements

Subject GRE test: Suspended.

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Classics - MA & PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 1 PhD
April 15 MA 

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements

Writing sample required. 

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Cognitive Neuroscience - MS

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

April 15

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

     N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements

 

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Comparative Literature - MA & PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1 PhD
April 15 MA

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements

CV and 10 page writing sample are required.

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Computer Science - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 17

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

 

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Criminal Justice - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements

Writing sample required (25 page maximum)

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Data Analysis and Visualization - MS

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

March 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

November 1st

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

  Additional Requirements CV required

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Data Science - MS

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

April 15

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

November 1st

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

   Additional Requirements  
   

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Digital Humanities - MA

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

March 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

November 1st

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

   

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Earth and Environmental Sciences - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

December 15

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended
  Additional Requirement   Writing Sample Required

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Economics - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as early as possible.

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Educational Psychology - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

December 17

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

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English - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1st

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

No

Additional Requirements

Writing sample (5,000 words maximum) and CV required.
Applicant statement no more than 1,000 words.

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French - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

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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History - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements

Writing sample required (15 page maximum)

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International Migration Studies - MA

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

April 15

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended
Additional Requirements  Submit a sample or samples of writing (in English) of no more than 20 pages in total (e.g. term paper, essay, published academic or journalistic article, report, op-eds, blog posts).
The two required letters of recommendation should be from people who can speak to your strengths and preparedness for graduate study (e.g. professors/academics, supervisors, colleagues).

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Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

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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Liberal Studies - MA

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

March 20

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

November 1

GRE General Requirement

No

Additional Requirements

Five page writing sample
Guidelines for writing sample.

 

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Linguistics - MA & PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

December 15

Deadline for SpringEnrollment

November 15 MA in Computational Linguistics

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements

 

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Mathematics - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Yes

Additional Requirements GRE subject exam: Suspended

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Middle Eastern Studies - MA

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

April 15

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

November 1

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements

Writing sample required (5 to 10 pages.)  

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Music - DMA & PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment


Music Performance - Dec 1
all others - December 15
 

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements

Applicants should check the music page before applying.

 

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Nanoscience - MS

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

April 15

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

December 15

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements



 

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Neuroscience Collaborative - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

December 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

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 - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

Currently NOT accepting applications

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

N/A

Additional Requirements

 

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Philosophy - MA & PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 1 PhD

April 15 MA

Spring Enrollment Date

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements

Three letters of recommendation are required.
 

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Physics - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

January 10

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Optional

Additional Requirements

GRE subject exam: Optional

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Political Science - MA & PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 

December 15 PhD
April 15 MA

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements

Writing sample required.
Program financial awards are for PhD students only.

 

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Psychology - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment December 1 
 
Deadline for Spring Enrollment N/A
GRE General requirement Suspended
Additional Requirements
  • CV required.
  • GRE subject test: Suspended
  • Those interested in NYSED-approved licensed health professions program see below. ** 

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Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences - MS

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 
 

April 15

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements

 

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Social Welfare - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 
 

February 1

 

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 - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 
with Financial Aid

December 15

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements

Writing sample required (30 page maximum).

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Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

January 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

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Theatre and Performance - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 
with Financial Aid

January 1

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements

Writing sample required (15 page maximum).

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Urban Education - PhD

Deadline for Fall Enrollment 
with Financial Aid

January 1

Spring Enrollment Date

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

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Women's and Gender Studies - MA

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

April 15

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

Suspended

Additional Requirements

Writing sample required (10-15 pages)

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CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

Interactive Technology and Pedagogy - Certificate Program

Deadline for Fall Enrollment

April 15

Deadline for Spring Enrollment

N/A

GRE General Requirement

No

Additional Requirements

Applicants should check the ITP program page before applying.

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**NYSED-approved licensed health professions programs

To be admitted or advance into a NYSED-approved licensed health professions program in fall 2020 and beyond, students must provide documentation for one of the categories listed here. Namely, applicants may demonstrate eligibility through documents that verify that they: 1) are U.S. citizens, 2) have legal permanent resident status, or 3) are in another eligible category set forth in the policy, generally through presentation of an employment authorization document (see useful document from U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services: List of Documents that Establish Identity and Employment Authorization).‚Äč

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