Applications must be complete to receive full consideration and review by the admissions committee. Please plan accordingly when scheduling your GRE testing date and seeking references.
Fall Semester Admission
The priority deadline for full-time fall semester admission to all SPPA graduate programs is January 15.
The majority of the available research and financial assistantships are awarded for the fall semester to those applicants who meet the January 15 deadline. Applications are accepted after the mid-January deadline and will be considered on a rolling basis until the final deadline of July 1.
Spring Semester Admission
The deadline for applications for spring semester admission is December 1.
Please note that applications for study beginning in the spring semester are accepted for some, but not all SPPA graduate programs. Funding opportunities are quite limited. The majority of new students are admitted for the fall semester. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Online MPA Admission
The deadlines for applications to the online MPA program are:
- August 16 for fall matriculation
- January 25 for spring matriculation
- May 23 for summer I matriculation