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Requirements and Deadlines


  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Statement of Intent (maximum 500 words, submitted electronically via the online application). Place your name on all pages of your Statement of Intent.
  • Writing Sample
  • Official Transcripts: Request your college/university transcripts now so you can have them sent (sealed from the college/university) to the GSAS Admissions office at the address below by the deadline date.
    Fordham University | GSAS
    Keating 216
    441 East Fordham Road
    Bronx, NY 10458
  • At least 2 letters of recommendations submitted electronically; if hard copy, each must be sealed and signed across the seal.
  • International applicants whose native language is not English are required to complete and submit to GSAS prior to matriculation their official scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). GSAS will also consider a student’s International English Language Testing System (IELTS)—Cambridge English Proficiency Level language testing results.
    Official TOEFL or IELTS scores should be sent directly by the testing service to the Office of Graduate Admissions, Fordham University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences – Code # 2259. Please consult the English Proficiency web page for additional information.

*GRE is not required for admission to the program

Deadlines for Submitting the Application

The Elections and Campaign Management program has rolling admissions after the GSAS application deadline. Students are admitted in the spring as well as the fall (not in the summer).

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