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As you prepare your application, familiarize yourself with the admission process and timeline for your desired program below. Note that entry for 2023-2024 is no longer available and applicants must apply for 2024-2025.

Application timeline

Application open

September 15, 2022

Application deadlines

PhD: December 2, 2022

Master’s: January 6, 2023

Coterminal Master's: January 6, 2023

KHS: November 14, 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: September 26, 2023

Graduate admission

PhD and Master's program applications for 2023 entry are now closed.

Coterminal admission

Coterm application for current Stanford undergraduates for 2023 entry is now closed.

The following three degree programs will not accept applications for 2023-24 enrollment. Please check back in July 2023 for more information about the 2024-2025 academic year:

Announcements and updates

  • Application closed: The PhD and Master's program applications for 2023 entry are now closed. Please check back in July 2023 for more information about the 2024-2025 academic year.
  • GRE requirement: GSE will not require the GRE for admission for the 2023-2024 academic year. However, some GSE programs will provide the opportunity to submit optional GRE scores.
  • Contact us: Our main recruitment season is now closed and will resume in May 2023. If you have questions, please visit our FAQ or Connect page.
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