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Can you defer enrollment for grad school?

RaboKarabekianRaboKarabekian Registered User Posts: 2,820 Senior Member
edited February 2005 in Graduate School
What the title says...after you get admitted, can you defer for a year or two, like with undergrad?
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Replies to: Can you defer enrollment for grad school?

  • mackinawmackinaw Registered User Posts: 2,916 Senior Member
    This depends totally on the school/program. You can't generalize. However, in our doctoral program you would not be able to defer because we cannot guarantee that you will be the most competitive applicant for financial aid (fellowship or assistantship) the next year and we're not going to hold the money for you on the chance that you might come next year.
  • treemomtreemom Registered User Posts: 9 New Member
    My son deferred grad school for one year at University of Washington in computer science. They held his spot and his TA job and funding for him
  • astrixastrix Registered User Posts: 2,439 Senior Member
    we're not going to hold the money for you on the chance that you might come next year.
    are you an adcom? just wondering

    EDIT: oh, college prof, i see :)
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