Admissions: Information for Prospective Pardee RAND Students

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

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 to Pardee RAND

Our application season for the Fall 2018 entering cohort opens September 1.

To learn more about the application process and prepare for a future admission cycle, please visit our Application page.

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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.

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