Applying to the Program

To apply, go to the GMU Graduate Admissions web site. 

Important Deadlines 

Spring 2018 admission:

  • Assistantship Consideration: August 17, 2017
  • Standard Deadline: October 19, 2017
  • Space Available for Internationall: November 8, 2017
  • Space Available for Domestic: December 7, 2017

Fall 2018 admission:

  • Assistantship Consideration: December 15, 2017
  • Standard Deadline: March 19, 2018
  • Space Available for International: June 7, 2018
  • Space Available for Domestic: July 19, 2018
  • Final Deadline: July 19, 2018

Late applications are placed on a waiting list and are considered if space is available, only after all on-time applications have been evaluated. Foreign students are urged to submit applications early, because their processing takes longer than for US applicants.