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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.

The application for the 2019-2020 academic year is now live. Please click here to start your application.
Coterm application for current Stanford undergraduate students is also live. Please click here to start your coterm application.

Application Deadlines:  PhD - December 3, 2018 / MA - January 10, 2019/ Coterm - January 10, 2019
Decision letters will go out electronically to all applicants. Doctoral candidates can expect to hear back by mid February 2019, followed by STEP candidates in late February 2019. Non-STEP MA candidates will hear back from the GSE in early March 2019.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars develops a community of future global leaders to address complex challenges through collaboration and innovation. This year, the program will award up to 75 high-achieving students with full-funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford, including full-time masters and PhD's at the Graduate School of Education. To be considered, you must apply to Knight-Hennessy Scholars by September 12, 2018, and separately apply to the Graduate School of Education graduate degree program by November 14, 2018

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.
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