Application Requirements and Deadlines

Applying to graduate programs at Mason Engineering is a multi-step process. All applications are processed through central admissions.

Admission standards and the general university admission requirements can be found in the University catalog under Graduate Admissions Policies. For additional information, please go to our Academics page and select your program of interest.

Application Deadlines

Spring Deadlines:

  • Priority funding: August 15
  • Standard: October 15
  • Space-available for F1/J1: November 1
  • Space-available: December 15
  • Graduate Non-Degree Studies: January 15

Fall Deadlines:

  • Priority funding: December 1
  • Standard: March 15
  • Graduate Non-Degree Studies: August 15

Space Available Deadlines

Space available deadlines for graduate degree programs are posted after the standard deadline for a given semester term. Space available deadlines are considered based on program capacity and decisions are not guaranteed in time for the start of the semester.

Students are strongly encouraged to apply by the standard deadline posted for their desired semester term.

Eligibility and Requirements

Applicants must have at minimum, a U.S. equivalent bachelor’s degree from a Mason-recognized institutional accrediting agency, or international equivalent. Earned a 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale or better in your baccalaureate study. The GPA requirement may be higher for individual programs. Internationally educated students may have additional university requirements for application such as English proficiency and transcript evaluation.