Applying to the Program

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

Important Deadlines 

Fall 2020 admission:

  • Standard Deadline: March 15, 2020
  • Applications received or missing supplementary materials after March 15, 2019 will be considered on a space-available basis until June 1, 2020 for those who require an F1/J1 visa for study in the United States, and July 15, 2020 for those who do not need a visa.

Spring 2021 admission:

  • Standard Deadline: October 15, 2020
  • Applications received or missing supplementary materials after October 15 will be considered on a space-available basis until November 1, 2020 for those who require an F1/J1 visa for study in the United States, and December 15, 2020 for those who do not need a visa.

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.