Fall 2021 application portal opens on October 1, 2020. In response to the needs of our 2021 applicants during the COVID-19 pandemic, the School of Public Policy is making the GRE/GMAT/LSAT requirements optional.
The Fall 2021 application portal will open on October 1, 2020.
For any questions regarding the application process for Fall 2021 enrollment, please reach out to our Admissions Office: email@example.com
We encourage applications for the fall semester from graduates of regionally-accredited institutions in any area of study. We provide a checklist of requirements, which includes transcripts, letters of recommendation, and a personal essay focusing on your moral and ethical point of view.
Fall 2021 Application Complete Deadlines
April 15, 2021: Tuition Scholarship Starting at $10,000/Year Eligibility
Complete your application by April 15 and be eligible for consideration by the Scholarship Committee for a Tuition Scholarship Starting at $10,000/Year (in addition to any awarded tuition scholarship, not to exceed the cost-of-attendance).
Note: Tuition scholarships will only be considered for those applications completed after the March 15 deadline and by the April 15 deadline. Completing your application by this date is not a guarantee of a Tuition Scholarship; the Scholarship Committee reserves the right to not award any Tuition Scholarships. This eligibility is separate from and cannot be combined with P4 benefits.
The Office of Program Services & Admissions will notify applicants completed by the April 15 deadline of decisions no later than Friday, May 14, 2021.
June 1, 2021: Final International Applicant Deadline for Fall 2021
All applications for Fall 2021 enrollment must be completed by June 1st to be considered for Fall 2021 admission and tuition scholarship.
Note: Non-US Citizen applications completed after June 1 cannot be reviewed by the Admissions or Scholarship Committees; applications completed after June 1 (and by the July 15 space-available only deadline) will be considered on a space-available basis for US Citizens only (tuition scholarship is not guaranteed for applications completed after June 1); applications completed after the April 15 deadline are not eligible for the completion benefits associated with the January 15, February 15, March 15, or April 15 completion deadlines.
The Office of Program Services & Admissions will notify applicants completed by the June 1 deadline of decisions no later than Friday, July 16, 2021.
July 15, 2021: Space-Available Only Deadline
US Citizen applications completed after the June 1st deadline and by the July 15 deadline will be considered by the Admissions Committee on a space-available only basis. The Scholarship Committee does not guarantee tuition scholarship awards for applications completed after the June 1st deadline.
Note: The Admissions Committee cannot review non-US Citizen applications completed after June 1, 2021; applications completed after the May 15 deadline are not eligible for the completion benefits associated with the January 15, February 15, March 15 or April 15 completion deadlines; the School of Public Policy reserves the right—at the discretion of the Office of Admissions and Program Services—to review completed applications after the July 15, 2021 space-available only deadline.
The Office of Program Services & Admissions will notify applicants completed by the July 15 deadline of decisions no later than Friday, August 6, 2021.
The School of Public Policy's student body includes individuals from over 20 countries, so we assure our guidelines and requirements for international applicants are well-defined and up-to-date.
Scholarships are awarded to 90% of our students. Our Office of Financial Aid works with candidates to explore assistance options, loan programs, and Federal Work-Study.
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