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Admission

Thank you for your interest in Stanford’s Graduate School of Education (GSE). One of the country’s top education schools, the GSE is a world leader in ground-breaking, cross-disciplinary research and analysis that shape the educational practice and policy.

The GSE seeks to develop the knowledge, wisdom and imagination of its students, enabling them to take leadership positions in efforts to improve the quality of education around the globe. As a GSE student, you will join a dynamic community of students, faculty and alumni passionate about advancing education at all levels and addressing the challenges facing education in the 21st century.

Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year are now closed. We will begin accepting applications for fall 2018 enrollment around mid-September.
 

Application Deadlines:  PhD - December 1, 2016 / MA - January 10, 2017/ Coterm - January 10, 2017
Please note that the deadlines above refer to the application for the 2017-2018 academic year, which is now closed. We will begin accepting applications for fall 2018 enrollment around mid-September and will post updated application deadlines at that time. Decision letters will go out electronically to all applicants. Doctoral candidates can expect to hear back by mid February, followed by STEP candidates in late February. Non STEP MA candidates will hear back from the GSE in early March.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars awards financial support for the full cost of attendance to pursue a graduate degree at Stanford, with additional opportunities for leadership training and collaboration across fields. Apply to Knight-Hennessy Scholars by September 27, and to your School of Education graduate program by November 15. Read more about eligibility requirements and the application process on the Knight-Hennessy Scholars website.

Recruitment Events

There are no upcoming recruitment events scheduled. Please contact the GSE Admissions Office if you have any questions.

Upcoming Admission Webinars

There are no upcoming webinars scheduled. Please contact the GSE Admissions Office if you have any questions.