Please click on the links below to find the information you need to start the admissions process.

Admission Requirements

Review admission requirements such as degrees, work experience, and tests.

Application Checklist

Step-by-step instructions  for applying

Application Deadlines and Review Process

Complete applications* must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on the day of the deadline to receive notification by the date below. All mailed application material must be postmarked by the deadline date. It is always beneficial to apply before the posted deadline.

*A complete application includes all supplemental materials including official test score reports.

Application Deadlines:

Residency dates in Syracuse, N.Y.

January 2014 program

October 1 for international students

November 1 for domestic students

January 4-8, 2014

May 2014 program

February 1 for international students

March 1 for domestic students

May 12-16, 2014

August 2014 program

June 1 for international students

July 1 for domestic students

August 16-20, 2014

Status Communication

Whitman's Graduate Programs Office will send an email confirmation when the application has been received. Please allow 10 business days for delivery of the decision letter. Decisions cannot be communicated by phone or fax.

Incomplete Applications

If an application is not complete (for example: missing test scores, transcripts, essays, or other items) we will inform you via email. An application cannot be reviewed until all required documents have been received. Any application that remains incomplete after the final deadline will be withdrawn automatically.