Application Deadlines

Daytime Graduate Programs

Degree Early Deadline Priority Deadline
Environmental Management and Sustainability (PSMEMS) Dec. 1 Feb. 15

Evening and Weekend Graduate Programs


Fall Deadlines
Early: Dec. 1
Priority: Jun. 1
Final: Jul. 15

Spring Deadlines
Priority: Oct. 1
Final: Nov. 15

Summer Deadlines
Priority: Mar. 1
Final: Apr. 15

Accounting (MACT) X X X
Business Administration (MBA) X X X
College Student
Development (MACSD)
X X  
Counseling (MAC) X X X
Leadership and Change (MSLC) X X X
Liberal Arts (MLA) X X X

Early Application Deadline

If you apply by this date, you will receive your admission decision early, and we'll waive the $50 application fee.

Priority Application Deadline

If you complete your application by this date, we'll waive the $50 application fee.

Final Application Deadline

We strongly encourage students to apply well before this date.

Application Checklist

Your complete application will include:

  • Online application and $50 application fee (waived if you apply by the early or priority deadline)
  • Essay – Describe your background and interests and explain why you wish to pursue the degree you are applying for and what you hope to accomplish in this degree program (3–5 pages)
  • Official transcripts
  • Professional résumé or detailed work history
  • For MAC, MSEM and MACSD: competitive GRE test scores*
  • For MAC and MSEM: two letters of recommendation

For students who received instruction in a language other than English, TOEFL or IELTS exam scores, and transcripts submitted through a Foreign Credential Evaluation Service — such as AACRAO, Foreign Credentials Service of America or WES (World Education Services, Inc.) — are required.

*For applicants with a strong undergraduate GPA and three years of full-time work experience, we can waive the GRE or GMAT requirement and grant conditional admission. If admitted conditionally, your academic record will undergo review once you complete 12 hours of graduate study at St. Edward's. If you have earned a 3.0 GPA or higher, you may continue with your program.