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Apply for 2023-24 enrollment

As you prepare your application, familiarize yourself with the admission process and timeline for your desired program below. Note that entry for 2022-2023 is no longer available and applicants must apply for 2023-2024.

Application timeline

Application open

October 2022


Application deadlines

PhD: Early December 2022

Master’s: Early January 2023

Coterminal Master's: Early January 2023

KHS: November 2022


Decision letters released

PhD: Mid-February 2023

Master’s: Early March 2023

Coterminal Master's: Early March 2023


Your response

April 15, 2023 (11:59pm PST)


Begin your program

STEP MA program: June 26, 2023

All other PhD and Master’s programs: Late September 2023


Graduate admission

Explore graduate programs

The PhD and Master's program applications for 2022 entry are closed. The application for 2023 entry will open in October 2022. Until then, use the link above explore our graduate programs.

Coterminal admission

Explore Master's programs

The coterm application for current Stanford undergraduates for 2022 entry is closed. The application for 2023 entry will open in October 2022. Until then, use the link above explore our Master's programs.

The following three degree programs will not accept applications for 2022-23 enrollment. Please check back in July 2022 for more information about the 2023-24 academic year:

Announcements and updates

  • Application closed: The PhD and Master's program applications for 2022 entry are closed. The application for 2023 entry will open in October 2022. Explore our graduate programs here, and review the admission timeline for 2023-2024 admission here.
  • Application guide: To view a copy of last year's application for reference, please see our Fall 2021 Application Guide here.
  • GRE requirement: Due to conditions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, GSE will not require the GRE for admission for the 2022-2023 academic year. However, some GSE programs will provide the opportunity to submit optional GRE scores. Learn more here.
  • Contact us: Our recruitment season for the 2023-2024 academic will resume in May 2022. Express your interest in one of our programs here.
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