Apply to GDPE

Fall Application Deadline: January 1st

Spring Application Deadline: November 1st


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Applications are open 1 year in advance of desired term


    Submit Application Materials

    Enter reference contact information into your application. Your references will be emailed after you complete the necessary steps.

    After submitting your online application and paying your application fee, begin submitting your supporting materials to complete your application.

    • Upload a variety of supporting documents directly to your application
    • To submit official transcripts, contact your previous institutions to request submission of official transcripts to Colorado State University (institution code 4075)
    • To submit electronic test scores and transcripts, contact the institution and send to Colorado State University (institution code 4075; email
    • For any documents that cannot be uploaded, submit paper copies directly to Graduate Admissions
    • Do NOT send transcripts, test scores, or letters of recommnedation to GDPE; it will delay your application.


    Check Your Application Status

    Click here to view the status of your application, ensure your application checklist is complete, and check for updates.


    CSU Internal Transfers from MS to PhD

    Email Sara Rose, GDPE Program Coordinator, at for instructions.



    Email questions to Sara Rose, GDPE Program Coordinator, at