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Apply for 2022-23 enrollment

As you prepare your application, familiarize yourself with the admission process and timeline for your desired program below.

Application timeline

Application open

October 7, 2021

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Application deadlines

PhD: December 1, 2021 (11:59pm PST)

Master’s: January 7, 2022 (11:59pm PST)

Coterminal Master's: January 7, 2022 (11:59pm PST)

KHS: November 15, 2021 (11:59pm PST)


Decision letters released

PhD: Mid-February 2022

Master’s: Early March 2022

Coterminal Master's: Early March 2022


Your response

April 15, 2022 (11:59pm PST)


Begin your program

STEP MA program: June 20, 2022

All other PhD and Master’s programs: September 26, 2022


Graduate admission

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The Master's program application for 2022 entry is open (PhD application is now closed). Use the link above to apply to one of our Master's programs.

Coterminal admission

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The coterm application for current Stanford undergraduates for 2022 entry is open. Use the link above to apply as a coterm to one of 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 open: The Master's program application for 2022 entry is open (PhD application is now closed); please see the admission timeline for 2022-2023 here.
  • Application guide: To view a copy of this 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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