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Master's Degree Programs

Application Deadlines

  • December 15: Deadline for MPP, MDP, MURP, MS–STEP, and MHR applicants to be considered for University fellowships (DOVE and ICGC) with specific criteria
  • January 15: Deadline for all master's programs to be considered for Humphrey School merit-based aid. Note, University of MN employees utilizing Regents Scholarship are not eligible for further merit-based aid.​
April 1: Deadline for admission
Applications completed after April 1 will be considered on a space-available basis
  • Detailed directions about applying here.

Application Deadlines for MPA

March 1: Deadline for consideration for both admission and Humphrey School merit-based aid
After March 1: Applications for admission considered on a space-available basis


Certificate Programs

Application Deadlines

PhD Program

Application Deadlines

Undergraduate Early Admissions

  • BA/MPP:
September 15: Applications begin to be accepted
December 15: Applications must be submitted

  • February (early): Applicants notified of decisions
April 15: National graduate school enrollment decision deadline

  • Detailed directions about applying here.

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