GRE/GMAT/LSAT requirements are optional for fall 2023 applicants.
For any questions regarding the application process, please reach out to our Admissions Office: firstname.lastname@example.org
We encourage applications for the fall semester from graduates of regionally-accredited institutions in all areas of study. We provide a checklist of requirements, which includes transcripts, letters of recommendation, a personal statement, and an essay focusing on a moral and ethical point of view.
Fall 2023 Application Deadlines
All international student applications for Fall 2023 enrollment must be completed by June 1st to be considered for Fall 2023 admission and tuition scholarship.
Note: Non-US Citizen applications completed after June 1st cannot be reviewed by the Admissions or Scholarship Committees; applications completed after June 1st (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 1st).
The Office of Student Services will notify applicants completed by the June 1st deadline of decisions no later than Friday, June 16, 2023.
US Citizen applications completed after the June 1st deadline and by the July 15th 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, 2023; the School of Public Policy reserves the right—at the discretion of the Office of Student Services—to review completed applications after the July 15, 2023, space-available only deadline.
The Office of Student Services will notify applicants completed by the July 15th deadline of decisions no later than Friday, July 28, 2023.
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.
Prospective Student Questions
Over the years, prospective SPP students have had great questions about our unique program. We've assembled a few links to targeted SPP Blog pieces and our latest Dean's Report here to answer them.