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 2019 Academic Year

Academic TermDates
Summer 1 May 6 - June 28, 2019
Summer 2 May 6 - Aug. 16, 2019
Summer 3 June 10 - Aug. 2, 2019
Fall, Session A ​Sept. 3 - Dec. 13, 2019
Fall, Session B ​Sept. 3 - Oct. 25, 2019
Fall, Session C Oct. 21 - Dec. 13, 2019

Application Review Dates

Academic TermApplication Deadline
Fall July 15
Spring November 22
Summer March 22

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.

More Information

For more information, email Admissions at or call our Student Information Center at 800-847-3000.

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