Key dates and application status

The Rackham Graduate School administers the majority of U-M graduate programs. If you applied through Rackham, visit the Rackham website to check your application status.

Non-Rackham programs

Graduate programs administered by the College of Engineering (those listed as MEng or DEng in the Course Guide and Bulletin) may have different deadlines. If your program is not administered by Rackham, please consult your department website for deadlines and application status.

Graduate application deadlines for Fall Term admission

DepartmentMaster’s DeadlinePhD Deadline
Aerospace EngineeringJan 15Dec 15
Applied PhysicsDec 15
Biomedical EngineeringJan 15Dec 1
Civil and Environmental EngineeringJan 15Dec 15
Chemical EngineeringJan 15Dec 1
Climate and Space Sciences EngineeringSee CLaSP websiteDec 15
Computer Science and EngineeringJan 15Dec 15
Electrical and Computer EngineeringJan 15Dec 15
Engineering Education ResearchJan 15Dec 15
Industrial and Operations EngineeringJan 15Dec 10
Integrated Systems + DesignSee ISD websiteDec 15
Macromolecular Science and EngineeringJan 15Dec 15
Materials Science and EngineeringJan 15Dec 15
Mechanical EngineeringJan 15Dec 1
Naval Architecture and Marine EngineeringJan 15Dec 15
RoboticsJan 15Dec 1
Master’s and PhD application deadlines for all College of Engineering programs