Due to the COVID-19 pandemic UIC continues to accept undergraduate first-year and transfer applications for the Fall 2020 semester.

Graduate Level Program Deadlines

The general graduate application submission deadlines for each term are: 

Application deadlines by Applicant Type
Applicant Type Spring Summer Fall
Domestic Degree-Seeking November 1 March 15 May 15
International Degree-Seeking September 1 February 1 April 1
Campus Certificate November 15 April 15 July 15
Non-Degree November 15 April 15 August 1

Please note that many programs have earlier deadlines or accept applications only for certain terms.

It is important that you check the Graduate College Deadlines page for your intended year and term to see if your intended program has earlier deadlines or term restrictions.

In many cases, application materials will still be accepted after published application submission deadlines, however, some programs do have strict materials submission deadlines. Refer to the program's website to see if they have published materials submission deadlines. Program websites can be easily accessed from the Apply page.

We encourage applicants to apply early to provide sufficient time for materials submission and application review.

Domestic Applicants International Applicants

Applicants who fit the following:

  • US Citizen (born or naturalized) or US Permanent Resident
  • Adjustment in Status (Permanent Residency Application Submitted)
  • Asylee, Refugee, Humanitarian Parolee
  • Non-citizen – Other (other categories do not apply to you)

Applicants who:

  • Currently hold a visa of any type or would need a visa to enter the United States
    • This includes applicants who are currently already in the US on a student visa for enrollment at another institution or on an employment-based visa.

Professional Level Program Deadlines

The most up to date deadline information for Professional level programs will be posted on the program's website.

Please follow the links below for the important deadline dates.