Fall 2018 Application Deadlines for MS in USA

Fall 2018 Application Deadlines for MS in USA– The fall intake offers the best courses to the aspirants all over the world. Fall intake is the most favorable for Indian students as it perfectly syncs with the Indian curriculum and provides the best options for scholarships. So if you are willing to apply for the fall 2018 intake, think no more! Apply as soon as possible. So, here is your guide to deadlines for Fall 2018.

All you need to know about fall 2018 intake.

The application forms for fall intake are available by August or September,2017. You can start looking for the forms and financial aid forms at this time. This helps in increasing the chances to gather financial support.

Registration takes place throughout the year but in order to get an upper hand at the time of admissions, it’s advisable to send the complete application package by the end of March. This will help you get a priority at the time of admission.

 The deadline for submitting the forms are usually in December. Followings things are to be done in this course of time:

  • Arrange for your recommendation letters
  • Take the standardized tests mandatory for admission
  • Submit the relevant documents such as score card and other details.

Fall 2018 Application Deadlines for MS in USA Universities:

Fall 2018 Application Deadlines for MS in USA

The aspirants can check the dates Fall 2018 Application Deadlines for MS in USA table below:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology August 2017 Not released
Stanford University Accepting applications. Early decision: November 1, 2017

January 2,2017

University of California September 1, 2017 March 1, 2018
Georgia Institute of Technology Accepting applications Deadlines vary with course.

General deadline Dec 15-16.

Check website for more information.

University of Illinois Application procedure is yet to be initiated. Not released
Carnegie Mellon University Accepting applications Reduced application fee deadline: Dec 1, 2017

December 15, 2017

University of  Michigan Accepting applications January 15, 2018
University of Texas Accepting applications Priority Deadline: May 1, 2018

Regular deadline: January 15, 2018

Cornell University Accepting applications December 5,2017
Purdue University Accepting applications December 15,2017
Texas A&M University Accepting applications March 1, 2018
University of Southern California Accepting applications December 15, 2017
Columbia University Accepting applications December 15,2017
Pennsylvania State University September, 2017 February 1, 2018
University of Washington September 1, 2017 August 15, 2018
University of Texas, Austin Accepting applications December 15, 2017

Document deadline: Dec 19, 2017

California Institute of Technology Application process starts: October 1, 2017  Deadlines vary with course from December 1 to 15.
Ohio State University Accepting applications November 30, 2017
University of Chicago Application procedure is yet to be initiated. Not released.
Duke University Application process starts in August. Deadlines will be published in August.
Washington University in St. Louis Application procedure is yet to be initiated. Not released.
Northwestern University Application process starts in August.
Rice University Accepting applications Deadlines depends upon the responsible faculty. You can get the contact details from the official website.
John Hopkins University Application procedure is yet to be initiated. Not released.
University of Notre Dame Accepting applications Prior deadline: February 15, 2018

Confirmed Deadline: May 1, 2018

Required GRE score for MS in US Universities:

A good GRE score is mandatory for admissions in top US universities. Every university has its own GRE Cut Off. Generally, a total of 314 or more on GRE, and at least, 161 on the quantitative section can fetch a candidate admission in one of the top universities in the states. Here is the list of universities with their average GRE scores:

Name of University Verbal Writing Quantitative
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 158 5.3 159
University of California, Berkeley 153 – 156 4.5 167
Stanford University 159 4.8 158
University of Virginia 163 4.5 166
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 155 5.0 167
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill 158 4.5 160
University of Michigan – Ann Arbor 160 5.0 167
University of California – San Diego 162 5.5 160
Georgia Institute of Technology 158 4.3 167
University of Wisconsin – Madison 163 4.5 165
University of Illinois – Urbana / Champaign 155 4.0 165
Pennsylvania State University 150 3.0 165
University of Washington 156 4.0 167
University of Texas, Austin 155 4.0 165
University of Florida (UFL) 154 3.0 165
California Institute of Technology 160 5.0 157
Ohio State University 156 4.0 165
University of Chicago 158 4.0 167
Duke University 160 4.5 160
Washington University in St. Louis 161 5.0 160
Northwestern University 160 5.0 160
Rice University 160 5.0 167
John Hopkins University 163 4.8 164
University of Notre Dame 165 5.3 165
Emory University 153 4.0 – 6.0 166
William and Mary 158 4.5 160
Vanderbilt University 157 4.8 166
University of Texas at Dallas 150 4.5 163


Top US Universities for MS in USA:

Don’t know where to apply? Here is the list of the top US Universities for MS in the US:

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Cambridge, MA
  • Stanford University – Stanford, CA
  • University of California – Berkeley, CA
  • Georgia Institute of Technology – Atlanta, GA
  • California Institute of Technology – Pasadena, CA
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • University of Texas, Austin
  • Cornell University
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette
  • Texas A&M University, College Station
  • University of Southern California
  • University of California, San Diego
  • Columbia University

Top universities generally close the admissions for the fall intake by November or December of the previous year. For example, intake admission procedure will close by November or December (2017) for Fall 2018.

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