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Accounting M.S. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) GMAT (may substitute GRE with permission), 2 Letters
Applied Mathematical Science  Ph.D. Jan 15 (Fall); Sept 15 (Spring) Feb 1 (Fall) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) GRE general & advanced GRE in UG field (may substitute GMAT with permission) 
Biological & Environmental Sciences M.S. Jan 15 (Fall admission only) Jan 15 (Fall admission only) Apr 15 (Fall admission only) GRE, 2 Letters
Biological & Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Jan 15 (Fall admission only) Jan 15 (Fall admission only) Apr 15 (Fall admission only) GRE, 2 Letters
Biomedical Engineering M.S., Ph.D. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) GRE (may be waived for domestic apps); 2 Letters for Domestic apps, 3 Letters for International apps
Business Administration  M.B.A (full time) Feb 15 (Fall admission only) Apr 15 (Fall admission only) Apr 15 (Fall admission only) GMAT or GRE, 2 Letters, Resume
Business Administration  M.B.A. (part time) n/a n/a Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) GMAT or GRE, 2 Letters, Resume
Business Administration  Ph.D. Feb 1 (Fall admission only) Feb 1 (Fall admission only) Feb 1 (Fall admission only) GMAT or GRE, 3 Letters, Resume
Chemical Engineering  M.S., Ph.D. Jan 15 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jan 15 (Fall); July 15 (Spr); Jan 15 (Sum) Jan 15 (Fall); July 15 (Spr); Jan 15 (Sum) 3 Letters
Chemistry  M.S., Ph.D. Jan 15 (Fall); Sept 15 (Spring) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr) 2 Letters (dome=tic applicants). Non-US graduates: 3 Letters and general GRE; GRE Chem recommended
Civil & Environmental Engineering  M.S., Ph.D. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr) 2 Letters
Communication Studies  M.A. Feb 1 (Fall admission only) Feb 1 (Fall admission only) July 15 (Fall admission only) March 15 to be considered for teaching assistantships (Fall admission only) GRE, 2 Letters
Computer Engineering  M.S., Ph.D. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) GRE (may be waived for domestic apps); 2 Letters for Domestic apps, 3 Letters for International apps
Computer Science M.S., Ph.D. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Feb 1 (Fall) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) GRE, 2 Letters
Cyber Security Certificate Certificate Jul 1 (Fall admission only) Jul 1 (Fall admission only) Jul 1 (Fall admission only) 2 Letters
Digital Forensics Certificate  Certificate Jul 1 (Fall admission only) Jul 1 (Fall admission only) Jul 1 (Fall admission only) 2 Letters
Economics  M.S. See Env. and Nat. Resource Economics See Env. and Nat. Resource Economics See Env. and Nat. Resource Economics See Env. and Nat. Resource Economics
Education  M.A. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) 2 Letters
Education -Special M.A. Jan 31 or until the cohort is full. (Fall admission only) Jan 31 or until the cohort is full. (Fall admission only) Jan 31 or until the cohort is full. (Fall admission only) 2 Letters, Interview
Education  Ph.D. Jan 31 (Fall admission only) Jan 31 (Fall admission only) Jan 31 (Fall admission only) GRE, 3 Letters, Resume
Education  M.A./T.C.P. Jan 31 (Fall admission only) Jan 31 (Fall admission only) Jan 31 (Fall admission only) 2 Letters
Electrical Engineering  M.S., Ph.D. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) GRE (may be waived for domestic apps); 2 Letters for Domestic apps, 3 Letters for International apps
English  M.A. Jan 15 (Fall admission only) Jan 15 (Fall admission only) Jan 15 (Fall admission only) 3 Letters; Writing sample; International Applicants must have a minimum score of 91 on the TOEFL in order to be considered for admission
English  M.A./M.L.I.S. Dual program; refer to English and MLIS Dual program; refer to English and MLIS Dual program; refer to English and MLIS Must be admitted to both programs; refer to individual program requirements
English  Ph.D. Jan 15 (Fall admission only) Jan 15 (Fall admission only) Jan 15 (Fall admission only) 3 Letters; writing sample; CV; GRE (General Test); International Applicants must have a minimum score of 91 on the TOEFL in order to be considered for admission.
Environment & Natural Resource Economics  M.S. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) GRE, 3 Letters
Environment & Natural Resource Economics  Ph.D. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) GRE, 3 Letters
Environmental Science & Management  M.E.S.M. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) GRE, 2 Letters
History  M.A. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Feb 1 (Fall) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr) GRE, 2 Letters
History  M.A./M.L.I.S. Dual program; refer to History and MLIS Dual program; refer to History and MLIS Dual program; refer to History and MLIS Must be admitted to both programs; refer to individual program requirements
Human Development & Family Studies  M.S. Feb 1 (Fall admission only) Feb 1 (Fall admission only) Mar 1 (Fall admission only) GRE or MAT, 2 Letters
Note: Applications received after these deadlines will be considered on a space available basis.
Marriage and Family Therapy (HD&FS specialization) M.S. Feb 1 (Fall admission only) Feb 1 (Fall admission only) Feb 1 (Fall admission only) GRE or MAT, 2 Letters
College Student Personnel (HD&FS) specialization)  M.S. Jan 15 (Fall admission only) Jan 15 (Fall admission only) Jan 15 (Fall admission only) 2 Letters, Resume
Kinesiology  M.S. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr) GRE, 2 Letters
Labor Relations & Human Resources  M.S. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Feb 1 (Fall) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) GRE or MAT or GMAT or LSAT, 2 Letters
Note: Applications received after these deadlines will be considered on a space available basis.
Labor Relations & Human Resources  M.S./J.D. Dual program; see RWU website for J.D. reqs Dual program; see RWU website for J.D. reqs Dual program; see RWU website for J.D. reqs Must be admitted to both programs; refer to individual program requirements
Library & Information Studies  M.L.I.S. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jan 15 (Fall) Jun 15 (Fall); Oct 15 (Spr); Mar 15 (Sum) GRE or MAT if undergraduate GPA below 3.3, 2 Letters
Marine Affairs  M.A. Feb 1 (Fall) Feb 1 (Fall) Apr 7 (Fall) GRE, 2 Letters
Marine Affairs  M.M.A. Feb 1 (Fall) Feb 1 (Fall) Apr 7 (Fall) 2 Letters, grad degree=OR 5 years experience in the field.
Marine Affairs  Ph.D. Feb 1 (Fall) Feb 1 (Fall) Apr 7 (Fall) GRE, 2 Letters, Writing sample
Mathematics  M.S./Ph.D. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) 2 letters for domestic candidates, 3 letters for international candidates (one of which must address the candidate's abilities to teach in English)
Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering M.S., Ph.D. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Feb 1 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) GRE required for graduates of non-U.S. universities, 2 Letters
Medical Laboratory Science M.S. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) 2 Letters
Music  M.M. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Mar 15 (Fall) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) Audition, 2 Letters
Nursing  M.S. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Feb 15 (Fall); Oct 15 (Spr) Feb 15 (Fall); Oct 15 (Spr) GRE or MAT, 2 Letters, Scholarly papers (see department website)
Nursing  Ph.D., DNP Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Feb 15 (Fall); Oct 15 (Spr) Feb 15 (Fall); Oct 15 (Spr) GRE, 3 Letters, Scholarly papers (see department website)
Nutrition and Food Sciences  M.S. with Dietetic Internship Feb 15 (Fall admission only) Feb 15 (Fall admission only) Feb 15 (Fall admission only) GRE, National Dietetic Internship Application Form, 3 Letters
Nutrition and Food Sciences  M.S., Ph.D. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) GRE, 2 Letters
Ocean Engineering  M.S., Ph.D. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Feb 1 (Fall) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) 2 Letters
Oceanography  M.O. Jan 15 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jan 15 (Fall,) Nov 15 (Spring) Jan 15 (Fall,) Nov 15 (Spring) GRE, 2 Letters
Oceanography  M.S. Jan 15 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jan 15 (Fall,) Nov 15 (Spring) Jan 15 (Fall,) Nov 15 (Spring) GRE, 2 Letters
Oceanography  Ph.D. Jan 15 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jan 15 (Fall,) Nov 15 (Spring) Jan 15 (Fall,) Nov 15 (Spring) GRE, 3 Letters
Oceanography Ph.D./M.M.A. Jan 15 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jan 15 (Fall,) Nov 15 (Spring) Jan 15 (Fall,) Nov 15 (Spring) Must be admitted to M.M.A and GSO Ph.D. programs
Pharmaceutical Sciences  M.S., Ph.D. See program website for subprogram deadlines See program website for subprogram deadlines See program website for subprogram deadlines GRE, 2 Letters for Domestic apps, 3 Letters for International apps
Pharmaceutical Sciences  Ph.D./M.B.A. After 2nd prof. yr by July 15 n/a After 2nd prof. yr by July 15 GMAT (not required if Pharm.D completed before starting MBA) , 2 Letters
Pharmaceutical Sciences  Ph.D./M.S. During 2nd semester of prof yr. by May 1 n/a During 2nd semester of prof yr. by May 1 GMAT (not required if Pharm.D completed before starting MBA) , 2 Letters
Physical Therapy  D.P.T. Nov 1 (Summer admission only) Nov 1 (Summer admission only) Nov 1 (Summer admission only) Must apply through both PTCAS and URI. Please see program web site for details. Transcripts and letters of recommendation only need to be submitted to PTCAS
Physics  M.S., Ph.D. Feb 1 (Fall) Mar 1(Fall) Apr 15 (Fall) GRE general & advanced GRE in physics recommended but not required; 2 Letters
Political Science  M.A. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr) Rolling admission GRE, GMAT, or MAT, 2 Letters
Political Science  M.P.A. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) Rolling admission GRE, GMAT, or MAT, 2 Letters
Political Science  M.P.A./M.L.I.S. Dual program; refer to MPA and MLIS Dual program; refer to MPA and MLIS Dual program; refer to MPA and MLIS Dual program; refer to MPA and MLIS
Psychology (School Psychology) M.S. /Ph.D. Dec 15 (Fall) Dec 15 (Fall) Dec 15 (Fall) GRE, 3 Letters
Psychology (Clinical)  Ph.D. Dec 1 (Fall) Dec 1 (Fall) Dec 1 (Fall) GRE, 3 Letters
Psychology (Behavioral)  Ph.D Jan 6 (Fall admission only) Jan 6 (Fall admission only) Jan 6 (Fall admission only)) GRE, 3 Letters
Spanish  M.S. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) 2 Letters
Speech-Language Pathology  M.S. Feb 1 (Fall); July 15 (Spr) Mar 1 (Fall); Oct 15 (Spring) Mar 1 (Fall); Oct 15 (Spring) GRE or MAT, 2 Letters
Statistics  M.S. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Feb 1 (Fall) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) GRE, 2 Letters
Textiles, Fashion Merchandising & Design  M.S. Feb 1 (Fall); Jul 15 (Spr) Feb 1 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) Jul 15 (Fall); Nov 15 (Spr); Apr 15 (Sum) GRE, 2 Letters
International Applicants: GRE, TOEFL, 3 letters