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Northwestern Application Deadlines

Fall/Full-Year programs

Early, final deadline for the following programs:
  • December 15:
    • Japan Study at Waseda University (Earlham)
    • GESI Scholarship Deadline
  • January 15:
    • Northwestern Exchange programs
    • King’s College London Health & Society program (Arcadia)
    • Oxford University Visiting Student program (Arcadia)
    • Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)
    • Royal Danish Academy of Music (RDAM)
    • Royal Academy of Music (RAM)
    • GESI Scholarship Deadline
Final deadline:
  • February 10: Final deadline for all other programs not already listed under above early deadlines.

Winter + Spring quarter programs

Early, final deadline for the following programs:
  • December 15:
    • Japan Study at Waseda University (Earlham)
  • January 15:
    • Oxford University Visiting Student program (Arcadia)
  • June 1:
    • Northwestern Exchange programs (except Humboldt University Exchange and Technische Universität München Exchange)
    • Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA) in Barcelona and Cuba
    • Bologna Consortial Studies Program (BCSP)
    • Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)
Final deadline:
  • October 1:
    • Extended, final deadline for some affiliated Winter + Spring quarter programs administered by the Study Abroad Office. Contact the Study Abroad Office to determine if your program of interest is eligible for the October 1st deadline.

Spring quarter programs

Final Deadlines:
  • June 1: Final deadline for Spring quarter programs in Japan
  • October 1: Final deadline for Humboldt University Exchange and Technische Universität München (TUM) Exchange programs in Germany
  • November 1:
    • Final deadline for all IPD Spring quarter programs (with the exception of Humboldt and TUM Exchange programs, which must meet October 1 deadline)
    • Final deadline for Junior Year in Bonn program

Summer programs

Final Deadline:
  • March 1: Final deadline for all Summer programs.

Winter quarter programs

Final Deadline:
  • June 1: Final deadline for all Winter quarter programs.