Students from the Frederick S. Pardee RAND Graduate School gather on the chess set outside of the RAND offices in Santa Monica, CA

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Are you thinking of applying to the Pardee RAND Graduate School? Wondering what's involved? Visit the following pages to see the following highlights:

How to Apply

Our application season will open in September. Applications for the entering cohort of Fall 2019 will be due Jan. 8, 2019.

If you are interested in applying, take a look around this section of the site, and visit our Application page to learn more.

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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.

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