Application Deadlines

  • Applications currently are accepted. After you submit your Oregon State University graduate school application, you will get an email within two business days that will give you the information needed to access the "letter of reference" interface.  Please access this system promptly to manage and review the "letter of reference" process. 
  • The online "priority" application for each Fall term is due December 31 at 11:59:59 pm, Pacific Standard Time.
  • Applications for each Fall term submitted after this deadline will NOT receive priority review. Applications received after the deadline will be considered at the end of the priority application review.
  • For priority review, all supporting data, such as transcripts, recommendation letters, and GRE and TOEFL scores, must arrive no later than December 31. For departmental review, required application documents may be scanned copies of OFFICIAL documents issued by your schools Registrar or ETS scores website for GRE and TOEFL. Copies of unofficial transcripts are not acceptable. If you are admitted, the Graduate School will notify you when and how to deliver final official transcripts. You will need to make arrangements with ETS to have your official GRE and TOEFL scores sent to OSU by ETS.

Timeframe for Admissions Decisions

 For Fall term admissions, admissions decisions are usually finalized in late February through early March.