After You Apply

Decision Notification

The length of time it takes for an application to be reviewed varies by department and degree program. After your application package is complete, it is sent to a graduate committee for review.
Once a decision is made, an official decision letter will be sent to you.
If you have questions about application status, please contact the Viterbi Graduate Admission office by completing the Contact Us form.

Note: All required application materials must be received by the respective application deadline to guarantee review for the intended semester.


Visit our Newly Admitted Students section for answers to common questions asked by newly admitted students including those about: statement of intent, commitment deposit, and requesting an update to another semester.

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Published on June 27th, 2017

Last updated on August 18th, 2023