Applicants may apply with up to three prerequisites in-progress or outstanding, and should consult with an admissions advisor for a transcript evaluation to determine the best application deadline. Call (425-602-3332) or email ( to schedule your appointment. 


Application Deadlines

Bastyr University accepts applications on a rolling basis, which means if you miss a priority deadline, you're still able to apply. Applications received after the dates below will be considered for admission on a space-available basis. 

Not sure where to start? See our applications process checklist for more info!


Early and Priority Application Deadlines

September 1: Application for all programs open for the following Academic Year 

November 1: Early Application Deadline for all programs 

  • Applicants who submit before the deadline will receive their admission decision before January 1 and their Honors Entrance scholarship award notification (if eligible) by February 1.
  • Applications submitted before the Early Decision deadline are not binding

January 10: Priority Application Deadline for summer start programs:

Deadline for applicants to summer start programs to be eligible for the Honors at Entrance Scholarship.

February 1: Priority Application Deadline for fall start programs:

Deadline for applicants to fall start programs to be eligible for the Honors at Entrance Scholarship.

March 24: Priority Application Deadline for spring start programs:

April 2: Priority Application Deadline for internal Post-Baccalaureate students.

This deadline is for current post-baccalaureate students to apply to the Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine or Master of Science in Nutrition programs. 

Bastyr Online Learning Division Recommended Deadlines

  • December 9: Recommended Deadline for the January 9, 2023 start date
  • April 24: Recommended Deadline for the May 8, 2023 start date
  • August 22: Recommended Deadline for the September 5, 2023 start date

Dietetic Internship

Applications for the program must be postmarked by the February deadline set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  



Not sure which deadline is best for you? Need help developing a pre-requisite completion plan? No worries. Our Admissions Advisors are here to help you build your plan for applying. Call (425-602-3332) or email ( to schedule your appointment. 

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