Applying to the Program

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

Important Deadlines 

Spring 2019 admission:

  • Assistantship Consideration: August 15, 2018
  • Standard Deadline: October 15, 2018
  • Space Available for Internationall: November 1, 2018
  • Space Available for Domestic: December 7, 2018

Fall 2019 admission:

  • Assistantship Consideration: December 15, 2018
  • Standard Deadline: March 15, 2019
  • Space Available for International: June 1, 2019
  • Space Available for Domestic: July 15, 2019

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.