Graduate Study Admissions

Admission to our graduate programs is open to students with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree or its equivalent in any field of engineering or in related areas (physics, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and materials science).

Deadlines for submitting your application: 

Doctoral and Master’s Program:
December 15. Enrollment to begin in the fall (there is no spring term admission). Look for application instructions at the Yale Graduate School website (Please note: Applications are accepted online only)

Non-Degree program (DSR): 
Applications currently accepted on a continuous basis. Beginning September 1, 2018, applications will only be accepted by semester (the fall semester begins September 1 and the application deadline will be June 1; the spring semester begins January 1 and the application deadline will be October 1; the summer semester begins June 1 and the application deadline will be March 1). Applications must be submitted no later than 90 days prior to your intended start date.

Instructions and the application form can be found at the Yale Graduate School website.

All applicants to Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science are required to have ETS provide official GRE General scores. When registering to take the GRE, please use institution code 3987. It is not necessary to include a departmental code. GRE General scores are optional for applicants to Chemical & Environmental Engineering and Electrical Engineering.

Applicants whose native language is not English and whose undergraduate studies were done at a university where the language of instruction was other than English must provide the results of their Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Please use Institution code 3987. It is not necessary to include a departmental code.

Get the dates and locations of the test from: 

TOEFL, Educational Testing Service
P.O. Box 6155
Princeton, NJ 08541-6155, USA 
You will find all Yale Graduate School policies, procedures, instructions, and answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions at the Yale Graduate School Admissions website.
For questions regarding School of Engineering & Applied Science graduate admissions policies and procedures, please contact Annette Myers, Assistant Registrar, at