MPA How to Apply

  1. 1) Go to https://www.applyweb.com/apply/kstateg/to fill out an online application. It is easiest to pay the application fee at the time you submit your online application. Otherwise, you can mail a check or money order directly to the program.

    2) Supporting documents needs to be uploaded directly with your application.    
         
    Note: DO NOT
    send supporting materials to the Graduate School. It will take twice as long or more for them to forward your materials to the department. If sending supporting documents via mail, please have them sent to the address listed below.

    3) Supporting materials for domestic students:

    • Payment of $50, which will be required before officially submitting your graduate school application.
    • Statement of objectives.
    • 3 letters of recommendation [must be originals on official letterhead uploaded directly to your application by your references].
    • Transcripts from all previous colleges attended [must be originals].

    4) Supporting materials for international students:

    • Payment of $75, which will be required before officially submitting your graduate school application.
    • Statement of objectives.
    • 3 letters of recommendation [must be originals on official letterhead uploaded directly to your application by your references].
    • Transcripts from all previous colleges attended.
    • TOEFL score: less than 2 years old.
    • Financial affidavit plus original bank documents: MUST BE CONVERTED TO USD.

     

    If you have any questions or concerns, contact:

    Dr. Jim Franke
    Director of Graduate Studies
    Department of Political Science
    244 Waters Hall
    Kansas State University
    Manhattan, KS 66506