Applying to the Program

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

Important Deadlines 

Fall 2017 admission:
  • Assistantship Consideration: December 15, 2016
  • Standard Deadline: March 15, 2017
  • Space Available for International Applicants: June 15, 2017
  • Space Available for Domestic Applicants: July 19, 2017 
Spring 2017 admission:
  • Funding Deadline: August 17, 2016
  • Standard Deadline: October 19, 2016
  • Space Available for International Applicants: November 16, 2016
  • Space Available for Domestic Applicants: December 9, 2016

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.