For most but not all Teachers College programs the application deadlines are provided below. Please consult the Areas of Study section for additional information.  

Application Deadlines

Entry Term

Degree Program

Early Deadline

Final Deadline


M.A., M.S., Ed.M., Ph.D., Ed.D. 


November 1

Summer / Fall

M.A., M.S., Ed.M.

January 15

April 15



December 15

December 15



January 2

April 1


Application Status

Once you have submitted your online application, you can check the status by logging into your application

Please note the following:

  • In order for us to provide information about received materials, you must have submitted the online application.

  • It takes approximately two weeks from the time you submit your online application for our office to process received materials and update your application to reflect receipt.

Decision Notification

These are estimated dates for decision notification based on past application review cycles. The Admission Committee is not obligated to provide decisions in the time frame listed below.

  • Early Deadline: Applicants that met the early deadline for our programs that begin in the fall can expect to receive an admission decision via email around the middle-to-end of March.

  • Final Deadline: Applicants that met the final deadline for our programs can expect to receive and admission decision via email toward the end of May.

  • Rolling Deadline: Applicants applying to a rolling deadline program will receive an admission decision on a rolling basis that can range from 6-8 weeks from the point the application became complete.

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