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Apply by the deadline.

At Lesley University, we offer many kinds of graduate programs. Some start at multiple times throughout the year, while others only start once per year. This means different application deadlines depending on what you want to study.

Use this table to access your program's deadlines quickly. You can also find the deadlines within your specific program's How to Apply Guide.

We encourage you to apply by the stated deadline for scholarship consideration and space availability.  Please call Graduate Admissions at 617-349-8300 or email to discuss a late application.

Program Category  Degree Location Application Deadlines
Counseling Master's On Campus Counseling Master's Deadlines
Counseling PhD Low Residency Counseling PhD Deadlines
Counseling Certificates On Campus Counseling Certificate Deadlines
Creative Writing MFA Low Residency Creative Writing Deadlines
Education Master's, Certificates, and License Only (except TESOL/ESL or Individually Designed) On Campus Education Deadlines, On-Campus Programs (except TESOL/ESL or Individually Designed)
Education Master's, Certificates, and License Only (TESOL/ESL or Individually Designed) On Campus Education Deadlines, On-Campus Programs (TESOL/ESL or Individually Designed)
Education Master's Teacher Residency Education Deadlines, Teacher Residencies
Education Master's Online Rolling deadlines all year
Education Master's Off-Campus (Integrated Teaching Through the Arts only) Integrated Teaching Through the Arts Deadlines
Education Master's Off-Campus (all except Integrated Teaching through the Arts) Education Deadlines, Off-Campus (except Integrated Teaching through the Arts)
Education Bilingual Education Endorsement On-Campus Bilingual Education Endorsement Deadlines
Education PhD Low Residency Education PhD Deadlines, Low-Residency Programs
Expressive Therapies Master's On Campus / Low Residency Expressive Therapies Master's Deadlines
Expressive Therapies Certificates On Campus Expressive Therapies Certificate Deadlines
Expressive Therapies PhD Low Residency Expressive Therapies PhD Deadlines
Intercultural Relations Graduate Certificate On Campus Intercultural Relations Deadlines
International Higher Education Master's On Campus International Higher Ed Deadlines
Mindfulness Master's and Certificate Low Residency Mindfulness Deadlines
Photography & Integrated Media MFA On Campus Photography Deadlines
Social Work MSW On Campus Master of Social Work Deadlines
Visual Arts MFA Low Residency Visual Arts Deadlines