Admission to Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies
The University of Kansas is a great place to pursue a graduate degree, since graduate education is central to KU’s mission of learning, scholarship and creative activity. We invite you to explore our graduate degree information, review our student resources, and learn more on our knowledgeable faculty and the vibrant community of Lawrence, Kansas.
Once you’ve decided to apply, use the Apply Now button on this page to get started! Please note that KU does not accept paper applications for admission. The online application is designed to give you the ability to submit all supporting documents in one form. Please see these details regarding the appliation statment of purpose, resume, writing sample, and letters of recommendation. Not sure how to get started? We've created a Graduate Application Checklist, just for you.
Applicants are strongly advised to contact one (or more) of the faculty members in the department prior to applying for the doctoral program.
Application Deadlines for Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies
Apply before March 1 to begin in the Summer or Fall semester
Apply before October 1 to begin in the Spring semester