These are the application deadlines for applicants who wish to begin their graduate studies in fall 2019. For all dates listed, the deadline is 11:59:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. If there is a discrepancy between the deadline information on this page and other materials you may have received, you should adhere to the deadlines on this page.
|Art, Art History and Visual Studies||12/15/2018|
|Cell and Molecular Biology||12/01/2018|
|Civil and Environmental Engineering||12/15/2018|
|Computational Biology and Bioinformatics||12/01/2018|
|Computational Media, Arts, and Cultures||12/15/2018|
|Developmental and Stem Cell Biology||12/01/2018|
|Earth and Ocean Sciences||01/08/2019|
|Electrical and Computer Engineering||12/01/2018*|
|Genetics and Genomics||12/01/2018|
|German Studies - Carolina-Duke Program
(must apply through UNC Graduate School)
|Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health||12/08/2018|
|Marine Science and Conservation||12/08/2018|
|Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science||12/31/2018|
|Molecular Cancer Biology||12/17/2018|
|Molecular Genetics and Microbiology||12/01/2018|
|Pharmacology and Cancer Biology||12/01/2018|
|Psychology and Neuroscience (Clinical track)||12/01/2018|
|Psychology and Neuroscience (All non-clinical tracks)||12/01/2018|
|Public Policy Studies||12/01/2018|
* Electrical and Computer Engineering Ph.D. applicants: Applications submitted by 12/01/2018 are guaranteed review. Applications submitted after 12/01/2018 but before the closing date of 02/28/19 will be reviewed based upon availability of space and funding.
**Physics Ph.D. applicants: Applications submitted by 12/10/2018 are guaranteed review. Applications submitted after 12/10/2018 but before the closing date of 01/01/19 will be reviewed based upon availability of space and funding.
|Analytical Political Economy||02/01/2019|
|Bioethics and Science Policy||03/31/2019**|
|Civil and Environmental Engineering||12/31/2018|
|Critical Asian Humanities||01/31/2019|
|Digital Art History/Computational Media||03/15/2019|
|East Asian Studies||01/31/2019|
|Economics and Computation||02/15/2019|
|Electrical and Computer Engineering||01/01/2019*|
|Experimental and Documentary Arts||02/15/2019|
|Graduate Liberal Studies||01/31/2019|
|Interdisciplinary Data Science||02/15/2019|
|Master of Arts in Teaching||01/15/2019|
|Materials Science and Engineering||03/15/2019|
|Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science||01/31/2019|
|Population Health Sciences||02/28/2019****|
|Quantitative Financial Economics||01/15/2019|
|Slavic and Eurasian Studies||01/31/2019|
*Electrical and Computer Engineering master's applicants: Applications submitted by 01/01/2019 are guaranteed review. Applications submitted after the 01/01/2019 deadline but before the closing date of 2/28/19 will be reviewed based upon availability of space.
**Bioethics and Science Policy applicants: All applications received by 03/31/2019 are guaranteed review; however, applications submitted by 01/31/2019 will receive priority consideration. Applications received between 03/31/2019 and 05/31/2019 will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
***Dance MFA applicants: This program has an early decision deadline of 12/01/2018.
****Population Health Sciences applicants: The second deadline period is from 03/01/2019 to 03/31/2019. Applications submitted between these two dates are not guaranteed consideration but will be reviewed based on space availability.