Faculty and Staff working remotely due to COVID-19

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Martin School faculty and staff are working partly remotely for the fall 2020 semester. Please email us with general questions. Click here to find faculty and staff contact information. Click here for details on UK's plan for Fall 2020

How to Apply

So you've decided to apply to the Martin School! We look forward to your application. 

 

Please see the table below for the materials needed for each application type in the Martin School. Application materials vary by program. If you have any questions about a required component, please reach out to the Student Affairs Officer.

Application materials

MPA/MPP/MPFM

GRE*

Transcripts

2 letters of recommendation

Personal statement

CV or resume

PhD

GRE

Transcripts

3 letters of recommendation

Personal statement

CV or resume

Writing sample

Certificate in Public Financial Management

Transcripts

Personal statement

CV or resume

Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Transcripts

Personal statement

CV or resume

1 letter of recommendation

*Read more for special information regarding the GRE and the MPA application.

 

As you prepare to apply, please keep in mind the following application deadlines:

  • January 15: Deadline to apply for Ph.D. students to be considered for funding.
  • February 1: Deadline for international applications to be submitted to the Graduate School for the 2020 Fall Semester.
  • February 15: Deadline to apply for masters students to be considered for funding.
  • March 15: Notification letters concerning fellowships, assistantships, and scholarships sent out for the fall.
  • July 24: Deadline to apply to the Graduate School for the fall semester. 

You can access the Apply Yourself application system by clicking the button below.  Please note that the Graduate School requires a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 and a minimum 3.0 GPA for any graduate coursework. Please reach out to our Student Affairs Officer with any questions about your application.