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As you prepare your application, familiarize yourself with the admission process and timeline for your desired program below. Note that the application for 2024-2025 entry is closed! 

Application Timeline

Application Open

September 15, 2023

Application Deadlines

KHS GSE PhD & Master's: November 13, 2023

PhD: December 1, 2023

Master’s: January 8, 2024

Coterminal Master's: January 8, 2024

Decision Letters Released

PhD: Mid-February 2024

Master’s: Early March 2024

Coterminal Master's: Early March 2024

Your Response

April 15, 2024 (11:59pm PST)

Begin Your Program

STEP MA Program: June 24, 2024

All Other PhD and Master’s Programs: September 23, 2024

Graduate Admission

PhD and Master's program applications for 2024 entry are now closed.

Coterminal Admission

Coterm application for current Stanford undergraduates for 2024 entry is now closed.

The following three degree programs will not accept applications for 2024-25 enrollment. Please check back in July 2024 for more information about the 2025-2026 academic year:

Announcements and Updates

  • Application Open: The PhD and Master's program applications for 2024 entry are now closed. 
  • GRE Requirement: GSE will not require the GRE for admission for the 2024-2025 academic year. However, applicants will have the opportunity to submit optional GRE scores.
  • Contact Us: Our main recruitment season is closed! If you have questions or want to join an event, please visit our FAQ and Connect page in May 2024.
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