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The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of MichiganThe Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan

Ready to apply?

Applications for our MPP and MPA programs are due on January 15th.

All application materials may be submitted electronically through the Rackham School of Graduate Studies. Admission is granted for the fall semester only.

Detailed information about necessary application materials can be found on our application checklist page. Also, applicants who have participated in any of our partnership programs can find information on how to apply for a waiver of your application fee.  

Please note that we need to receive all materials by the January 15th deadline to ensure a timely review of your application. 

If you have questions or encounter difficulty with the application process, please contact the Student and Academic Services Office by calling 734-764-0453 or by emailing fspp-admissions@umich.edu.