The application deadline is January 15 of each year for the next fall term.

An online application using Apply Yourself is the only acceptable way to apply. You do not need to complete the application at one sitting; the server will save your work. Recommendation letters and a writing sample must also be completed online.

If you have any questions about the admissions process, please contact Keanna Cash, Graduate Administrator at

For questions about the academics of the IDMA program, please contact Professor Kun Qian, Director of Graduate Studies at