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How To Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, yet there are deadlines for each semester. With four start dates per year, students can begin their studies in January, April, July, or October.

Applications are filled out online and submitted electronically. When applying, you will need to fill out your biographical data, list the names of all institutions attended, certificates received, dates of attendance and/or award of a certificate, and submit an application fee (application fees are non-refundable).

2023 Application Deadlines

  Graduate Noncredit
Winter 2023 Semester  December 14, 2022 December 21, 2022
Spring 2023 Semester  March 15, 2023 March 22, 2023
Summer 2023 Semester  June 14, 2023 June 21, 2023
Fall 2023 Semester  September 13, 2023 September 20, 2023


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Noncredit Admissions

Atlantic University offers non-degree admission for students or those interested in receiving a non-degree certificate. Non-degree students must complete an online application for admission into the University. Read more about Noncredit Certificate Admission requirements.

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Graduate Admissions

At Atlantic University, graduate students engage in small classes with dedicated faculty who are masters in their fields, recognized by peers, organizations, businesses, and industries across the country. Read more about Graduate Admission requirements.

Readmission Process

For students who have been away from their studies and wish to resume will need to reapply to the program for consideration. The returning student will need to fill out a program application, compose a 300-word essay stating why they wish to return, send in official transcripts (if not on file), and submit a non-refundable application fee.

Students should note that they will fall under the guidelines and policies of the current catalog when they reapply to the program.