How to Apply
Application to the MARS-REERS program, whether the Columbia BA/MA program or stand-alone MA degree, is through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS). Both programs are administered by the Harriman Institute at Columbia University.
Deadline for Fall Admission
Deadline for Spring Admission
MA Program: January 11th
(applications will be accepted until May 1st on a space-available basis)
BA/MA Program: April 24th
(current undergraduate Columbia students only)
MA Program: November 15th
Applications must include :
- 10-15 page writing sample
- Personal statement
- 3 recommendations
- GRE scores *not required for 2021 admission
- TOEFL scores for non-native English speakers
Applications are accepted online only.
For further inquiries, please call Rebecca Dalton at 212-854-6239.