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Admission Criteria

Summer deadline: March 15
Fall deadline: March 15
Spring deadline: November 15

  • A BA or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Applicants should have a GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). Those with a GPA under 3.0 will need very strong qualities in other areas (such as professional experience) to gain admission.

Minimum Language Requirements

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Required Application Materials

For the Graduate School

  • Completed Graduate School online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Defense and Strategic Studies Program

  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • GRE scores (Optional)
  • TOEFL scores (Required for international applicants)