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Resources for International Students

International Students students who apply for the MPA program must have a US government scholarship or a scholarship from their government of origin OR must attend a university which has a Memorandum of Understanding with NIU.  International students do not participate in the internship program.  Students who meet the above criteria may apply for a conditional admittance to the MPA program.

Application Deadlines

Fall: Spring: Summer:
February 1: preferred deadline September 1: preferred deadline February 1: preferred deadline
July 15: final deadline December 10: final deadline June 1: preferred deadline

International students complete an online application through the graduate school.

Application Process

Graduate School International Student Admissions

MPA Application Instructions

Graduate School Online Application

Applicants should apply for admission in the year in which they actually intend to enroll.

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