You’ve found the right program for you; now, find out when you’ll need to have your application materials to us. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on the deadline and completed in an appropriate timeframe after the deadline. Applications will not be reviewed until all requirements have been submitted and it is complete in our system.

Applications that are incomplete after a deadline will automatically be moved to the next round of admission. Applications that remain incomplete after the final deadline has passed will not be considered. If you have questions, contact us at 508-793-7373 or gradadmissions@clarku.edu.

Graduate School of Management

GSOM offers three rounds of application review each semester for full-time applicants. All part-time applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis.

Round Summer/Fall
Spring
Round 1 – priority admission and scholarship consideration February 1 September 1
Round 2 March 15 October 15
Round 3* April 15 November 15

*Late applications will be considered on a space-available, case-by-case, per program basis.


International Development, Community, and Environment

round Fall
Round 1 – priority admission and scholarship consideration January 15
Round 2 March 1
Round 3* April 15

*Late applications will be considered on a space-available, case-by-case, per program basis.

All certificate applicants are reviewed on a rolling admission basis. International students should apply at least two months before the semester start date to ensure time to process immigration paperwork.


Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Round Deadline
Ph.D. in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (through Psychology)

Ph.D. in Psychology (social, developmental, clinical)

December 15
Ph.D. in Geography

Ph.D. in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (through Geography)

December 31
Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Ph.D. in Biology

Ph.D. in Chemistry

M.A. in English

Ph.D. in History

Ph.D. in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (through History)

M.A. in Teaching

January 15
Ph.D. in Economics

Ph.D. in Physics

February 1

School of Professional Studies

All applications for the School of Professional Studies programs are reviewed on a rolling basis. You can enroll as a degree-seeking student in these programs for the fall, spring, or summer semesters. International students should apply at least two months before the semester start date to ensure time to process immigration paperwork.


Accelerated B.A./Master’s Program

Clark offers current undergraduate students the option to earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years with the fifth year tuition-free or at a reduced cost. You will need to complete your application by May 1.

View deadlines and requirements
*For current Clark students only.

Contact Information

Graduate Admissions

Office Location
  • 138 Woodland Street
    Worcester, MA 01610-1477
  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
Mailing Address