Admission Process

Important Dates: Master’s Students

Admissions Deadlines

  • Spring 2023 Degree-Seeking Application Deadline: December 1, 2022
  • Summer 2023 (Full Term) and Summer 2023 I Degree-Seeking Application Deadline: April 24, 2023
  • Summer 2023 II Degree-Seeking Application Deadline: June 12, 2023
  • Fall 2023 Degree-Seeking Application Deadline: August 1, 2023
  • International students are encouraged to start their admission application by March 15 (for fall) and August 15 (for spring). All I-20 documents should be submitted no later than July 15 (fall 2021) and November 15 (fall 2022).

Scholarship Deadlines

Scholarship Application Submissions for Spring 2023 (new starts)

  • First priority scholarship deadline: November 1, 2022
  • Second priority scholarship deadline: December 1, 2022

Scholarship Application Submissions for Fall 2023 (new starts)

  • Early scholarship deadline: March 1, 2023
  • General scholarship deadline: May 1, 2023
  • Late scholarship deadline: July 1, 2023

Academic Life Dates

New Student Orientation

Fall 2022: Evening of August 25, 2022

Class Dates

Fall 2022: August 29, 2022 – December 16, 2022
Intersession 2023: January 2, 2023 – January 20, 2023
Spring 2023: January 23, 2023 — May 12, 2023

Student Breaks

Memorial Day: May 31, 2022

Independence Day (Observed): July 4, 2022

Labor Day: September 5, 2022

Thanksgiving Break: November 22, 2022 – November 25, 2022

Martin Luther King Day: January 16, 2023

Spring Break: March 27, 2023  – March 31, 2023

Other Important Dates

Open Registration (Continuing Students)

Fall 2022 
Open until September 2, 2022 (Late Registration Fees begins July 18, 2022)

Spring 2023
Open until January 27, 2023 (Late Registration Fees begins December 12, 2022)

Open Registration (Incoming Students)

Intersession 2023
Open Registration: Opens October 17, 2022

Spring 2023
Early Registration: Opens October 17, 2022
Open Registration: Opens November 14, 2022

Last Day to Add Classes

Spring 2023 – January 27, 2023

Payment Arrangement Deadlines

All funds due at noon.

Intersession 2023 – January 2, 2023
Spring 2023 – January 13, 2023
Fall 2023 – August 18, 2023

Graduation

Fall Graduate Recognition: – December 2, 2022

Commencement  May 20, 2023

Advanced Standing On-Site Exam Test Dates

Summer 2022: Thursday June 23, 2022
Fall 2022: Thursday, August 25, 2022
Spring 2023: Thursday, January 19, 2023

Important Dates: Doctor of Ministry Students

Admissions Deadlines

Applications are considered on a rolling basis through the first week of each semester. Students are encouraged to complete their application by October 1 (for fall) and April 1 (for spring).

Academic Life Dates

Class Dates

Fall 2022: October 10, 2022-March 24, 2023 (On-campus intensive seminar January 3-6 and 9-13, 2023)

Spring 2023: April 10, 2023-September 23, 2023 (On-campus intensive seminars July 10-14 and 17-21, 2023)

Important Dates: PhD in CES Students

Admissions Deadlines

Next Session Start: August 28, 2023

Fall 2023 Application Deadline: December 15, 2022*

Late Admissions Deadline: January 15, 2023

Interview Timeframe: scheduling starting the month of January

Acceptance Notification: month of March

*Until the cohort is filled, a rolling admissions process is in place, however, we prefer to have all applications and all required materials to be submitted by this date.

Academic Life Dates

Fall 2023

New Student Orientation: Evening of August 18, 2023

Cohort Residency: June 5-9, 2023

Class Dates

Intersession 2023: January 2-20, 2023

Spring 2023: January 23-May 12, 2023

Summer 2023: May 22-August 25, 2023

Student Breaks

Thanksgiving Break: November 21-24, 2023

Martin Luther King Day: January 16, 2023

Spring Break: March 27-31, 2023

Memorial Day: May 29, 2023