Make a strategic decision
Are you thinking of applying to the Pardee RAND Graduate School? Wondering what's involved? Visit the following pages to see the following highlights:
- The ideal candidate: What we're looking for in our applicants
- Admissions events: How to register and attend
- Tuition and aid: How to fully fund your Ph.D.
- Student life: What it's like studying at RAND in Santa Monica
How to Apply
Our application season will open in September. Applications for the entering cohort of Fall 2020 will be due January 7, 2020.
If you are interested in applying, take a look around this section of the site and visit our Application page to learn more.Learn more »
Not Sure Whether to Apply?
We encourage all prospective candidates to complete an online pre-application, as we can then advise you whether you have the appropriate qualifications for Pardee RAND ... before you invest your time into the application process.Submit a Pre-Application