Application Deadlines & Process  

NYU Wagner utilizes an online application and does not accept paper applications. The application fee is $85.

The table below defines the timeline by which applications are processed and decisions released. Applicants seeking merit-based aid are encouraged to complete the application process as early as possible.

If you have questions about the application process, please contact wagner.admissions@nyu.edu (campus-based programs) OR wagner.online@nyu.edu (Online MHA). You are also encouraged to visit us during drop-in advising hours or sign up for an admissions consultation with one of our counselors.

 

CAMPUS-BASED PROGRAMS 

The application for fall 2021 opened on september 1, 2020.

Programs APPLICATION DEADLINE

Master's & Executive Master's
(MPA, MUP, MSPP, EMPA)

  • Spring 2021 Deadline (for MPA and MUP applicants only) - October 5, 2020
    You will be notified by November 9, 2020

  • Priority Scholarship Consideration for Fall 2021 - November 30, 2020 
    You will be notified by March 1, 2021

  • Final Deadline for Fall 2021 - May 1, 2021
    You will be notified by June 7, 2021

Doctoral (PhD)

  • Fall 2021 Only Deadline - November 30, 2020
    You will be notified by March 1, 2021

Advanced Certificate & Non-degree

  • Spring 2021 Deadline - October 5, 2020
    You will be notified by November 9, 2020

  • Final Deadline - May 1, 2021
    You will be notified by June 7, 2021

Dual Degrees

  • Current NYU undergrads applying to a dual degree program – BA-MPA, BA-MUP, BS-MUP – should submit their Wagner application by November 30, 2020.

  • All other dual degree programs – MPA-MA, MPA-MBA, MPA/MUP-JD, MPA-MD, MPA-Global MPH, EMPA-MSW – require independent applications to each school.

    Please contact partner schools to determine their respective application deadlines and processes.

    Wagner applications follow the schedule above.

 

 

ONLINE MHA PROGRAM

Please visit our Online MHA-focused website for more information about key dates and deadlines. 

 

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