Fall Deadline

Priority application period for fall is October 1 - December 1.
We continue to accept applications through March 1.

We do not have spring admissions.

Feel free to contact us at or 916-278-6557 with questions.

Information for Prospective Students

Prospective Student Listserv

Prospective students can stay in the loop by joining our Prospective Student Listserv. The messages we will send you include application deadlines, information and recruitment sessions, and Department social events (for networking!). You can sign yourself up and manage your own subscription.

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Supplemental Program Application

Sacramento State entry signWe will mail you a supplemental program applation for the graduate program in public policy and administration. Complete and submit the form below. Please see the University's website for information about other degrees and programs. WE CAN ONLY PROVIDE INFORMATION ABOUT THE DEGREES WE OFFER, not others.

In addition to the program application, applicants will also need to submit a University application through CSU Mentor. Graduate Studies has additional information for graduate applicants.

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An international applicant is...

International applicants are those who currently hold or will require F-1 Visas-applying while in the USA or overseas to undergraduate and graduate programs.
International applicants should also see International Admissions.

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Why fall only?

Due to course sequencing and other practical considerations, we do not admit students in the spring.

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