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Timeline & Deadlines

Application Timeline and Deadlines
Proposed start quarter:    Autumn 2016
September Applications open for all prospective students.
Early Fall All GRE and TOEFL tests should be taken in early fall to ensure a timely submission.
December 1, 2015

Application deadline for fellowship and merit-based aid consideration (RA/TA/CA) — MS and Engineer programs. 
PhD applicants are encouraged to apply by this date.
All supporting materials must be received.

January 12, 2016 Application deadline for all PhDs. 
Application deadline for all Master and Engineer degrees without aid. 
All supporting materials must be received.
Mid-March Target date for all applicants to be notified of admissions decisions.
April 15 Deadline for students admitted with aid to respond to offers of admission via Axess.
May Deadline to apply for on-campus housing using the Stanford online registration system.
June 1,
2016

Deadline for students admitted without aid to respond to offers of admission via Axess.

September New Graduate Student Orientation. More information on this event will be distributed to newly admitted students over the summer.