Graduate Public Administration courses are offered both on campus and online to fit your schedule. On-campus courses have traditional 16-week terms. Online courses have accelerated eight-week terms. Summer on-campus and online courses have seven-week terms.

Spring 2024

  • Admissions Deadline (International) - Oct. 15, 2024
  • Admissions Deadline (Domestic) - Dec. 10, 2024
  • Term Start Date - Jan. 22, 2024

Summer 2024

  • Admissions Deadline (International) - Not Eligible
  • Admissions Deadline (Domestic) - May 1, 2024
  • Term Start Date - May 13, 2024

Fall 2024

  • Fall Funding Deadline - March 1, 2024
  • Admissions Deadline (International) - May 1, 2024
  • Admissions Deadline (Domestic) - Aug. 1, 2024
  • Term Start Date - Aug. 26, 2024

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Department of Public Administration
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Garey Hall, Suite G43
Villanova, PA 19085

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Check out the MPA program's Leaders' Lounge blog for student, alumni and faculty profiles, events and resources and links to the program newsletter and social media.


MARCH 1: For admission with funding consideration for the FALL

AUGUST 1: For admission without funding for the FALL

DECEMBER 10: For admission without funding for the SPRING

MAY 1: For admission without funding for the SUMMER

NOTE: On-campus classes are 16-week terms. Online classes are 8-week terms. Funded students must be able to complete assistantship requirements on campus.

Please contact Dr. Adam Kuczynski with questions related to admissions.

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