Domestic Deadlines

Graduate Admissions offers the following application term options:

Spring Opens August 1 of each year
Summer Opens November 1 of each year
Fall Opens October 1 of each year

Note: Not all programs are open for each term. Programs marked 'Closed' below are not open for the term specified.

Review below our application and document deadlines for each term:

The application deadline is the deadline to submit the Cal State Apply application.
The document deadline is the deadline to submit all required documents to Graduate Admissions and Program Evaluations.
Domestic Applicant
  • US Citizen
  • Permanent Resident/Greencard holder
  • Refugee/Asylee
  • DACA
  • AB540
  • Visa Status (H4, H1B, L1, L2, F2, J2, TN, TD)


Special Notes:

  • Application and document deadlines are subject to change without notice.
  • Programs are subject to close at any time.
  • Documents submitted for application processing/review cannot be returned.
  • Online-only programs (such as MLIS) are only available through the domestic application because student visas are not needed to study online.

Apply and submit documents as early as possible to ensure consideration of your application. Enrollment limits may restrict our ability to accept qualified applicants. 

For a step-by-step guide on how to complete the Cal State Apply application for SJSU, visit our SJSU Graduate Domestic Application Tutorial [pdf].

To apply, go to Cal State Apply and choose San Jose State!

View the below domestic program application and document deadlines. 

College of Business

College of Education

College of Engineering

College of Health and Human Sciences

College of Humanities and Arts

College of Information, Data, and Society

College of Science

 College of Social Science

College of Graduate Studies