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Application Deadline

Application Deadline for Autumn 2016-17: February 2, 2016

(applicants from outside Stanford University)

This is for Autumn Quarter admission only. We do not accept applications for any other start quarter.

The online application system opens in September of each year for the following academic year (e.g. September 2013 for 2014-2015 academic year).

To start your application, please visit:

All application materials, including supporting documents must be RECEIVED in our office (not postmarked) by the application deadline.

Application Review

File review begins promptly after the application deadline. We urge applicants to take the GRE and TOEFL, if necessary, well before the application deadline.

Application Fee

This fee is made in the payment section of the application by credit/debit card (Visa or MasterCard only) - not by the department. Electronic check payments or checks by mail are not accepted.


Decisions Announced: by end of March 2016

Notification is sent via email only.