Admissions and Aid

The Department of Educational Policy Studies offers several degrees and a certificate. Click the buttons below to learn more about admission requirements and how to apply. Graduate students may enter the department ​only in the fall. All graduate applicants must apply online. The deadline for applying is December 1, with applicants notified by letter before March 1.

Ph.D. Program Funding

All newly admitted students to the Ph.D. program in Educational Policy Studies receive at least five academic years of funding from a combination of school or university fellowships; teaching assistantships; and/or project/research assistantships. In addition, all students receive tuition remission, have access to health insurance, and a competitive living stipend for their first five academic years of study. Details on your exact funding package will be provided at the time of admission.