CU Dual Degree Admissions

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Students apply through the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (GSAS) at Columbia University. Applications should only be submitted to Columbia University. The Joint Teaching Committee with faculty members from both Columbia and LSE will evaluate the applications and make the final decisions jointly.

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Application deadline is March 2, 2015. Apply Now »

For more information about the application process, please visit The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences website.

Important Dates

Applications open: Applications are now open.
Applications close: March 2, 2015
Applicants notified: Late April-Early May

THE DUAL MA/MSC PROGRAM DOES NOT USE ROLLING ADMISSIONS.

*Applicants who are applying to the FLAS Fellowship Program MUST notify the MA/MSc program office by the FLAS deadline (worldhistory@columbia.edu).

*If you would like to be considered for a Tuition Reduction Scholarship, please email your scholarship statement to worldhistory@columbia.edu by the MA/MSc application deadline. For TRS application instructions, please visit our Fellowships and Financial Aid page. 

*Note: Students earn two degrees, one from each university. The program requires two years of full-time study, which must be taken in sequence. Students cannot attend the program part-time, nor is it possible to condense the dual-degree program into a single year of study. Coursework from previous MA studies cannot be used towards the Columbia-LSE dual degree program. Students cannot complete only one year of the program and receive only one degree. Degrees are awarded only after all program requirements at both Columbia University and the London School of Economics have been met.