DATES AND DEADLINES: The graduate application for the 2020-2021 academic year is now closed and we are no longer accepting applications. The graduate application for the 2021-2022 academic year will be made available in early October 2020. The PhD deadline will be December 1, 2020 (11:59pm PST) and the MA deadline (ICE/IEPA, LDT, POLS, Joint MA/MPP, STEP, coterm) will be January 8, 2021 (11:59pm PST). GSE applicants to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program (KHS) applicants instead have a deadline of November 16, 2020 (11:59pm PST) to submit their GSE PhD or MA program application.
DECISION NOTIFICATION: Decisions are sent electronically to all applicants. PhD candidates can expect to hear back by mid-February 2021, followed by STEP MA candidates in late February 2021. ICE/IEPA MA, LDT MA, POLS MA, and Joint MA/MPP candidates will hear back in early March 2021.