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The deadline for submission of application materials for Fall 2017 admission is January 1, 2017.

Policies and procedures of Graduate Studies govern the process of Graduate admission. These may be found in the Graduate Studies section of the online catalog, http://graduate.ku.edu/application-process and http://graduate.ku.edu/prospective-students.

Admission to the WGSS PhD Program requires a bachelor’s degree and acceptance by Graduate Studies. A fee is required to submit your graduate application materials online. WGSS requires 3 letters of recommendation in order for the application file to be reviewed by the committee members. Recommendation letters may be sent through KU Graduate Studies or sent directly to the WGSS Department by the recommender.

All application materials are required by January 1, 2017 in order for the file to be complete for review.

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