Admissions Process | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin

How to Apply

How to Apply

Are you ready to follow your passion, enrich your education, catapult your career and make a difference? Then join our community. Please select a program to learn more about the application process and requirements.

We will begin accepting applications for Fall 2021 entry on Sept. 1, 2020.

Applicants are automatically considered for merit-based fellowships during the admissions review process as long as funds remain available. No additional application is required.

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Master of Public Affairs (MPAff)

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Fall application deadlines:

  • Priority Funding Deadline: Dec. 15
  • Final Deadline: March 15

Master of Global Policy Studies (MGPS)

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Fall application deadlines:

  • Priority Funding Deadline: Dec. 15
  • Final Deadline: March 15

DC Concentration (MPAff)

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Fall application deadlines:

  • Priority Funding Deadline: Dec. 15
  • Final Deadline: March 15

DC Concentration (MGPS)

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Fall application deadlines:

  • Priority Funding Deadline: Dec. 15
  • Final Deadline: March 15

Ph.D. in Public Policy

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Fall application deadline:

  • Dec. 15

Executive Master in Public Leadership (EMPL)

How to Apply

Summer deadline:

  • Round 1 deadline: Sept. 6
  • Round 2 deadline: Jan. 3
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Applications for all LBJ School master's degree programs are now open. Take the next step. Find out more about how to get started today.

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Gwendolyn Kelso
Graduate Admissions and Program Coordinator