How to Apply

Application Deadlines

February 15, 2014: Final Decision

Please note that the MPA ESP program begins on May 27, 2014.


Click below to access the online application.

  1. Select the One Year Program in Environmental Science and Policy (ESP) - Please be sure to select the Summer 2014 term
  2. In the online application, fill out each section of the application, except the section International Fellows Program which is not for MPA ESP applicants, and pay the application fee when you submit.
  3. Give your recommenders ample time to submit their letters of recommendation.  You must use the email request form on the application but you should also speak with them separately.
  4. Remember to upload your resume and essay questions/personal statements and make sure that all materials have been submitted to complete your application.
  5. Please note that we accept and encourage unofficial transcripts to be uploaded.
  6. For instructions on how to complete the paper application, please feel free to contact our office at 212-851-0261. However, it is strongly recommended to apply using the online application.
  7. Please note that GRE scores are not mandatory for the One Year Program in Environmental Science and Policy (ESP). If you choose not to submit scores, you are still able to submit your program application.

Please note that you do not need to fill out the following sections: