Application Deadlines

Summer 2024

 Application Available Now

 Apr. 1, 2024: Priority application deadline for domestic master's degree students / final application deadline for international master's degree students

 Apr. 15, 2024: Final application deadline for domestic master's degree
(all application materials must be submitted)

 May 13, 2024: Program start date

Fall 2024

Application Available Now

 Jul. 25, 2024: Final application deadline for domestic master's degree
(all application materials must be submitted)

 Aug. 26, 2024: Program start date

Dates and Deadlines

For a complete list of dates and deadlines, visit the university's Special Session calendar. Dates are subject to change.

* See Special Sessions and Withdraw from the Semester.
** Add or drop a class by 11:59 p.m. online using Buff Portal. If you drop all of your classes in a given session, even if it is only one class, you will have withdrawn from that session and the $200 fee will apply.

*** See Special Sessions and Withdraw from the Semester. After this date, students who drop all classes in this session are required to pay 100 percent of tuition and fees (no refund), and W grades are posted to transcripts.
^ Drop by 11:59 p.m. online using Buff Portal. Students who drop a class but remain enrolled in the session are required to pay 100 percent of tuition and fees (no refund), and a W grade is posted to their transcript for the dropped course. See Special Sessions and Drop a Class.
^^ See Special Sessions and Withdraw from the Semester. Students who drop all classes in this session are required to pay 100 percent of tuition and fees (no refund), and W grades are posted to transcripts.
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 Add or drop a class by 11:59 p.m. online using Buff Portal.

Time Limits

Master's degree students have four years from the semester in which they are admitted and begin coursework to complete all degree requirements. The four-year time limit does not include nondegree or certificate coursework completed prior to admission to the master’s degree program.