Admissions Overview

Meridian’s Admissions Advisors are here to guide you through every step of the application process, including how to apply for financial aid. With ongoing open enrollment throughout the year, you choose when the right time is to begin a program.

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Applying to Meridian University

Meridian is committed to creating a pluralist learning community. The University always seeks a diverse group of students and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. Our intention is to develop and nurture a learning community in which students and faculty can learn together in an atmosphere of mutual respect. Differences in age, economic status, race, ethnic background, religion, origin, gender, sexual orientation, physical challenge, political views, personal characteristics, and beliefs are all welcomed.

Applications for admission are accepted throughout the year. Students can start from one of four times each year, in line with the University’s quarter system.

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Admissions Application Deadlines

Please see the four deadlines for submitting the admissions application for each quarter, below

Spring 2022-2023

Begins

Mar. 1st, 2023

Deadline

Feb. 14th, 2022

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Deadline

Mar. 1st, 2023

Feb. 14th, 2023

Summer 2022-2023

Begins

Jun. 1st, 2022

Deadline

May 16th, 2022

Begins

Deadline

Jun. 1st, 2023

May. 16th, 2023

Fall 2023-2024

Begins

Sep. 1st, 2023

Deadline

Aug. 15th, 2023

Begins

Deadline

Sep. 1st, 2023

Aug. 15th, 2023

Winter 2023-2024

Begins

Dec. 1st, 2023

Deadline

Nov. 7th, 2023

Begins

Deadline

Dec. 1st, 2023

Nov. 7th, 2023

Connecting with the Admissions Team

You can contact the Admissions Team by calling (707) 765-1836 (press "1") or emailing admissions@meridianuniversity.edu.

Have questions about the admissions process or Meridian's degree programs and concentrations?

Scheduling a call/meeting with an Admissions Advisor is a great way to get started.

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Transfer Credit

Meridian's curriculum is highly integrated and globally unique. Transfer credits from other schools are reviewed at the student's request.

Transfer credits may be granted up to a maximum of 40 quarter credits for the PsyD, PhD, and EdD, and 12 quarter credits towards Master's degrees (M.A. in Psychology, M.A. in Counseling Psychology, M.Ed., MBA).

PhD and PsyD students entering with Advanced Standing status may be granted transfer credit up to a maximum of 12 quarter credits.

Transfer Credit

Meridian's curriculum is highly integrated and globally unique. Transfer credits from other schools are reviewed at the student's request.

Transfer credits may be granted up to a maximum of 40 quarter credits for the PsyD, PhD, and EdD, and 12 quarter credits towards Master's degrees (M.A. in Psychology, M.A. in Counseling Psychology, M.Ed., MBA).

PhD and PsyD students entering with Advanced Standing status may be granted transfer credit up to a maximum of 12 quarter credits.

Financial Aid Process

Submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at www.fafsa.gov and contact Meridian's Financial Aid Office at financialaid@meridianuniversity.edu.

Meridian’s Federal School Code is G42711.

Financial Aid Overview

Veteran's Benefits:

Meridian welcomes veterans, dependents and members of the U.S. Armed Forces. The University is approved to certify US Veterans Educational benefits for all graduate degree programs.

Veterans Educational Benefits

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