MIP Admissions

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Join our dynamic and interdisciplinary graduate program at Stanford University

Each year we welcome a select group of exceptionally talented students to the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy.

We review applications holistically, valuing academic preparation, relevant work experience, an international focus, and a clear articulation of interest in this program. We encourage applicants of varied backgrounds to apply.
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What Makes the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy Unique?

Watch Director Francis Fukuyama explain his vision for the MIP program.

We train leaders who will engineer policy around the world. Our students take advantage of Stanford's interdisciplinary and collaborative culture to develop innovative solutions to tomorrow’s policy challenges.
Dr. Kathryn Stoner
Mosbacher Director of the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law and Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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How to Apply

Familiarize yourself with the application requirements, timeline, and other details.

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Funding and Financial Aid

Explore ways to fund your graduate education with fellowships, assistantships, and loans.

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Only at Stanford

Stanford is truly an experience like no other. Check out some of the unique opportunities.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy.


Guide on Getting Into Grad School

Helpful information and exercises for prospective graduate students.

Thinking about Applying?

The MIP online application is now open. The application deadline is January 10, 2023 (11:59pm PT) for matriculation in September 2023.