Graduate Program Deadlines

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo uses separate requirements and application filing dates for the admission of international students. International students should refer to the international and application deadline page for more information. 

Please note:  International graduate students may now apply for the winter and spring quarters.  The application deadline for winter quarter is September 1. The application deadline for the spring quarter is December 1.  Be advised the application deadline is the file completion deadline for all graduate programs.

For more information on our Master degree programs, click here, or you can reference the Cal Poly catalog.
 

Cal State Apply opens for applicants 1-Oct 1-Jun 1-Aug
       
 College of Agriculture (CAFES) Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020
Agriculture w/Bioresource & Agriculture Systems 4/1 11/1  2/1 
Agriculture w/Animal Science 4/1 11/1  2/1 
Agriculture w/Crop Science
4/1
11/1  2/1 
Agriculture w/Dairy Products Technology 4/1
 
11/1  2/1
Agriculture w/Environmental Horticulture Science
4/1
11/1  2/1 
Agriculture w/Food Science
 
11/1  2/1
Agriculture w/Irrigation
4/1
11/1   
Agriculture w/Plant Protection Science
4/1
11/1  2/1 
Agriculture w/Soil Science   11/1   
Agricultural Education 4/1  11/1  2/1 
Environmental Sciences & Management 4/1 11/1  
Food Sciences 4/1    
Nutrition 4/1 11/1  2/1 
       
 College of Architecture (CAED) Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020
Architecture 4/1    
Architectural Engineering 4/1 11/1   
City & Reg'l Planning 4/1 11/1   
       
 College of Business (OCOB) Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020
Business Administration, MBA
w/ specialization in Graphic Communication Document Systems Management
4/1    
Accounting* 4/1    
Business Analytics 4/1    
Packaging Value Chain (Certain applicants may be restricted from applying**) 5/1 11/1  
Quantitative Economics 4/1    
Taxation* 4/1    
       
College of Liberal Arts (CLA) Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020
English 4/1 11/1 2/1 
History 4/1 11/1 2/1 
Psychology 1/4    
Public Policy, MPP 4/1    
       
College of Engineering (CENG) Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020
Aerospace Engineering 1/4    
Biomedical Engineering
w/ specialization in Regenerative Medicine
3/1    
Civil & Environmental Engineering 1/4 11/1  
Computer Science 3/1 11/1   
Electrical Engineering 3/1 11/1   
Engineering Management 3/1    
Engineering w/Water 3/1 11/1  
Fire Protection Engineering (Certain applicants may be restricted from applying**) 3/1 11/1 2/1
Industrial Engineering 3/1    
Mechanical Engineering 1/4    
       
College of Science & Math (CSM) Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020
Biological Sciences
w/ specialization in Regenerative Medicine
2/1    
Mathematics 4/1    
Polymers & Coating Science 4/1    
       
School of Education (SOE) Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020
Higher Education Counseling and Student Affairs 2/1    
Educational Leadership and Administration 4/1    
Special Education & Education Specialist Credential - Mild/Moderate Disabilities 4/1    
Single Subject Credential - Agriculture 4/1    
Single Subject Credential - Biological Science  4/1    
Single Subject Credential - Chemistry 4/1    
Single Subject Credential - English 4/1    
Single Subject Credential - Geosciences 4/1    
Single Subject Credential - Mathematics 4/1    
Single Subject Credential - Physics 4/1    
Single Subject Credential -Social Sciences 4/1    
Single Subject Credential - World Languages:  French 4/1    
Single Subject Credential - World Languages:  Spanish 4/1    
Multiple Subject Credential - Multiple Subject Instruction 4/1 11/1  2/1
Specialist Credential/Certificate - Agriculture Specialist 4/1    
Administrative Services, Preliminary 4/1    
       
Interdisciplinary Concurrent Degrees Fall 2019 winter 2020 Spring 2020
Transportation (MCRP + Engr/Transportation) 3/1    
       
Graduate Certificates Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020
Fire Protection Engineering Science  3/1  11/1  2/1
Fire Protection Engineering Applications 3/1  11/1  2/1

*Programs not accepting international applications

**Due to the CSU State Authorization (NC-SARA), effective March 1, 2019, Cal Poly is unable to accept new applications for admissions to online/distance programs and courses from students residing in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, and Oregon. For more information and to review the policy on the State Authorization, click here.

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