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Advance your career with a graduate degree

At the Warner School of Education and Human Development, you'll be exposed to innovative teaching and research; supportive faculty who are top researchers and leading practitioners; and student-centered, flexible programs designed to meet your needs.



Reach out to admissions staff and program directors with questions when you are applying to one of our graduate programs. We use a holistic approach to assess applications, considering all aspects of your preparation, experience and potential to contribute to the professions and organizations students serve.

The next application deadline is March 01, 2023. Note that only those completed applications received by the deadline will be considered by the Admissions Committee. Applications received after a deadline or that are incomplete will be rolled over to the next appropriate deadline.

Learn about admissions

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Admissions events

Events, either in-person or virtual, allow you to learn more about the Warner School of Education, our academic programs and our faculty.

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Try us out before you apply

One of the best ways to experience our programs is to take a course before you are admitted. Up to nine credit hours may apply toward your program requirements. Register for a class with the Non-admitted student application.

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International applicants

Join our global community. The International Students Office provides support and guidance throughout the application process and as you settle into your academic programs.

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The admissions team

In the spirit of Meliora, we are here to help you become ever better - so you can make the individuals and organizations you serve ever better.

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Career services

Students get help with their career planning throughout their time as a student through a Career Services Office. As your career partner, Career Services provides expertise, tactical skill development and strategic goal setting to help support your targeted job search.

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Frequently asked questions

Need more in-depth information before contacting admissions?

Financing your education


The Warner School of Education and the University of Rochester offer a number of scholarship and financial support opportunities to help make your graduate education experience more affordable.

  • Merit-based scholarships
  • Opportunities for master’s students
  • Student loan programs
  • Doctoral assistantships
  • University of Rochester and other employer-based benefits
Learn more
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Admissions deadlines

The next application deadline is March 01, 2023. View all deadlines


Contact admissions


The admissions team can send you information about admissions requirements, academic programs or financial aid, as well as answer your general questions. Register using our inquiry form, and watch your email for an information packet that will include a waiver of the $70 application fee. 

Use our inquiry form.

Contact us at or (585) 275-3950.