Application Timelines

You may only apply to one master's program in each academic year. Spring admission is not available for master's programs.

Master's Degree Application Deadlines

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MDP, MHR, MPP, MS–STEP, and MURP

Application Deadlines

December 15 Deadline for consideration for admission, and both University of Minnesota fellowships and Humphrey School merit-based aid
January 15 Deadline for consideration for admission and Humphrey School merit-based aid
April 1 Final application deadline for admission
After April 1 Applications for admission considered on a space-available basis

 

MPA

Application Deadlines

February 15 Deadline for consideration for admission and Humphrey School merit-based aid
After February 15 Applications for admission considered on a space-available basis

 

PhD Application Deadline

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PhD

Application Deadlines

December 1 Deadline for consideration for admission

 

Certificate Program Application Deadlines

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Public Affairs Leadership

Application Deadlines

February 15 Deadline for consideration for admission
After February 15 Applications for admission considered on a space-available basis

 

Human Services Leadership

Application Deadlines

June 15 Deadline for consideration for admission
After June 15 Applications for admission considered on a space-available basis

 

Early Childhood Policy, Election Administration, Nonprofit Management, and Policy Issues on Work and Pay

Application Deadlines

June 15 Deadline for priority fall admission
August 17 Deadline for final fall admission (note: this has been extended from August 1)
December 15 Deadline for priority spring admission
January 3 Deadline for final spring admission

 

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