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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).

2020 Application Deadlines

  Graduate Noncredit
January Semester  December 6, 2019 December 23, 2019
April Semester  March 6, 2020 March 23, 2020
July Semester  June 5, 2020 June 22, 2020
October Semester August 28, 2020 September 14, 2020


2021 Application Deadlines

  Graduate Noncredit
January Semester  December 4, 2020 December 21, 2020
April Semester  TBA TBA
July Semester  TBA TBA
October Semester TBA TBA


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.

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.