Admissions Requirements

We seek candidates for admission to the Urban Education Policy master's program who combine an interest in education policy issues with a high motivation to be successful in a rigorous and fast paced masters program. Students from a variety of different backgrounds and fields of study are welcome to apply. Our admissions committee evaluates candidates based on several considerations including personal essays, official academic transcripts, letters of recommendation, community activities, relevant job experience, extra-curricular activities, standardized test performance, and other factors brought to our attention in the application process.

As you prepare to apply for graduate school, please read the Graduate School website pages carefully. This website is the most comprehensive source of information about the Graduate School and its requirements. Applicants are also strongly urged to visit the websites of the departments to which they are applying, as those sites offer detailed information about those departments' graduate programs. Please reference the Graduate School's online application for specifics.