Graduate Admissions

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Application deadlines for our graduate programs are:

  • PhD Fall enrollment deadline: January 4.
  • MS Fall enrollment deadlines:  
    — January 4, early deadline for fellowship consideration.
    — April 2, final deadline.
  • BA/MS Fall enrollment deadline:  January 8.
  • MA Spring enrollment deadline: December 31.
  • MA Fall enrollment deadline: July 31.

Use the green target, above, to access the UB Graduate Enrollment Services online application system. First time users begin the application by creating an account. Once the account is created, you will be prompted to select the department application, and then, select your academic term year and program. Please read the directions on your College of Arts and Sciences application carefully.

Applicants to the program submit the following:

  • Personal Statement (for instructions, see below under your program)
  • Transcripts from every college attended
  • The GRE is now optional for the PhD, MS, and MA programs.
  • Email addresses and contact information of three people who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation
  • A non-refundable application fee of $75.00. 

International applicants also provide the following:

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS

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INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS

Use the green target, above, to access our online application system. You begin the application by creating an account. Once created, you will be prompted to select the department application, and then, select your term year and program. Please read the directions on your College of Arts and Sciences application carefully.