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Application Process

Please see the table below for the materials needed for each application type in the Martin School. Application materials vary by program. If you have any questions about a required component, please reach out to the Student Affairs Officer.

Application materials

MPA / MPP / MPFM

*GRE (MPP only)

Transcripts

2 letters of recommendation

Personal statement

CV or resume

PhD

GRE

Transcripts

3 letters of recommendation

Personal statement

CV or resume

Writing sample

Certificate in Public Financial Management

Transcripts

Personal statement

CV or resume

Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Transcripts

Personal statement

CV or resume

1 letter of recommendation

*Read more for special information regarding the GRE and the MPA application.

Residential master's students who want to be considered for funded positions must also submit a Funding Interest Form with their application for admission and encouraged to contact Student Affairs Officer Rebecca Meeks as early as possible.  

 

Application Deadlines

  • January 15: Deadline to apply for Ph.D. students to be considered for funding.
  • February 15: Deadline to apply for masters students to be considered for funding.
  • March 15: Notification letters concerning fellowships, assistantships, and scholarships sent out for the fall.
  • April 1: Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2021 Fall Semester.
  • July 23: Deadline to apply to the Graduate School for the fall semester. 

Please refer to the Graduate School's Key Dates webpage for any changes to these dates.

You can access the Apply Yourself application system by clicking the button below.  Please note that the Graduate School requires a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 and a minimum 3.0 GPA for any graduate coursework. Please reach out to our Student Affairs Officer with any questions about your application.

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