We strive to enroll a diverse student body and encourage applications from individuals with a wide variety of educational, cultural, and professional backgrounds. We seek students with the passion needed to solve society’s most complex challenges and we aim to provide them with the knowledge and skills to do so.
The Office of Admissions is here to help at every step of the application process. Find details about the materials and requirements necessary to apply for our McCourt programs.
Learn about important admissions dates and deadlines for our McCourt programs.
Tuition & Scholarships
A McCourt School education is an investment in your future. Learn more about McCourt’s tuition, scholarships, and other sources of financial assistance.
Foundational Skill Set
Read about the core competencies that you will learn as a McCourt graduate student.
The McCourt School will continue with virtual events as long as COVID-19 remains a public health threat. We look forward to connecting with you online!
One of the biggest advantage McCourt could offer is its unique location at the heart of the nation. On a weekly basis, you are able to interact and converse with impressive speakers who work at the forefront of policy making.
I believe the McCourt School of Public Policy is an institution that builds the leaders that the world needs and will enable me to become a better public servant.
I chose McCourt for its location in Washington DC, the emphasis on quantitative, technical skills, and for the tight-knit community and incredible support for McCourt students.
Wondering who our McCourt students are and where they’re going? Learn more details about our students.
The McCourt School welcomes applicants from all nations. We have listed some resources that may be helpful to international students throughout the application process.
Admissions FAQ & Contact Us
You have questions. The McCourt School Admissions team has answers. Check out our frequently asked questions page for helpful information.
Commitment to Inclusion
The McCourt School of Public Policy aspires to become the most inclusive public policy school in the nation. Inclusivity is a core value at McCourt because public policies are more effective when our political and policy decision makers reflect the perspectives and lived experience of the communities they serve, and being able to work across differences is a fundamental skill we seek to cultivate.