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 for the Fall 2018 is now open.

All applications are carefully reviewed by the Admissions Committee, and decisions sent to applicants by email at the end of February. Visit our Application page to learn more and begin the process.

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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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