M.S. Accounting - Deadlines | UVA McIntire School of Commerce
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The M.S. in Accounting Program begins once each year, with the class starting in late August and graduating in May. Applications to the program are accepted on a rolling-admission basis from September through March. The seven application deadlines for the 2019-2020 academic year are:
Round 1
Apply by Sept. 15, 2018
Decision communicated by Oct. 15, 2018
Round 2
Apply by Oct. 15, 2018
Decision communicated by Nov. 15, 2018
Round 3
Apply by Nov. 15, 2018
Decision communicated by Jan. 15, 2019

Recommended deadline for international applicants
Round 4
Apply by Dec. 15, 2018
Decision communicated by Jan. 15, 2019
Round 5
Apply by Jan. 15, 2019
Decision communicated by March 1, 2019

Deadline for departmental scholarship and early-decision financial aid
Round 6
Apply by Feb. 15, 2019
Decision communicated by March 15, 2019
Round 7
Apply by March 15, 2019
Decision communicated by April 15, 2019

Applications received after the April 15 deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis as long as space is available. Please note the recommended deadline for international applicants is Nov. 15, and the deadline for departmental scholarship is Jan. 15. 

Getting Started

We encourage everyone to start an application early, review the essay questions in advance, choose recommenders, and begin entering required information. You are able to go back to an application at any time and make changes before submitting it for official review.

You are able to track your application's progress by logging back into your application. Candidates are encouraged to keep copies of all admissions materials for their personal files. We will make every attempt to review applications within the requested evaluation period (round); however, incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Missing documentation may result in holding an application until a later round.

The Class of 2019 matriculates into the M.S. in Accounting Program mid-August 2018.