Academic Terms and Application Priority Dates

Empire State College has three 15-week terms. Summer includes 8-week and 15-week terms.

Academic Terms for 2018-19 Academic Year

Academic TermDates
Fall Sept. 4 - Dec. 14, 2018
Spring Jan. 14 - April 26, 2019
Summer 1 May 6 - June 28, 2019
Summer 2 May 6 - Aug. 16, 2019
Summer 3 June 10 - Aug. 2, 2019

Application Review Dates

Academic TermPriority Application ReviewGeneral Application ReviewApplication Deadline
Fall May 15 May 16- June 15 June 15
Spring October 1 October 2- November 1 November 30
Summer February 1 February 2- March 1 March 1

All application materials, including official transcripts, must be received by the application deadline dates above. See the application requirements to learn when an application is considered complete.

Things you should know about application review dates:

  • applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis
  • the number of students admitted depends on the capacity of each location and the availability of mentors in the applicant's requested area of study.

RN to B.S. in Nursing Program

The RN to B.S. in Nursing degree program has its own admission policies. Consult Nursing and Allied Health Admissions for details.

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