The priority deadline for Fall 2023 admission is December 13, 2022; the final deadline is January 10, 2023.
Here is a list of faculty with their research areas who are interested in accepting students this application cycle:
|Fenaba Addo||Education and labor markets, social policy and inequality/social entrepreneurship|
|Cassandra R. Davis||Environment and human welfare; Social policy and inequality/social entrepreneurship; Global conflict, international development policy|
|Dan Gitterman||Education and labor markets, social policy and inequality/social entrepreneurship|
|Carmen Gutierrez||Crime, law, and policy|
|Sudhanshu Handa||Education and labor markets, international development policy, Social policy and inequality/social entrepreneurship|
|Steven Hemelt||Education and labor markets, social policy and inequality/social entrepreneurship|
|Angel Hsu||Environment and human welfare|
|Iheoma U. Iruka||Education and labor markets, social policy and inequality/social entrepreneurship|
|Evan Johnson||Business and public policy/entrepreneurship and innovation|
|Rebecca Kreitzer||Health policy, bioethics, and human rights, social policy and inequality/social entrepreneurship|
|Doug Lauen||Education and labor markets, social policy and inequality/social entrepreneurship|
|Douglas MacKay||Health policy, bioethics, and human rights, ethical/normative dimensions of public policy.|
|Abhi Moulick||Business and public policy/entrepreneurship and innovation, social policy and inequality/social entrepreneurship, Nonprofit Management|
|Jeremy Moulton||Business and public policy/entrepreneurship and innovation, Education and labor markets, Environment and human welfare, social policy and inequality/social entrepreneurship; Global conflict, International development policy,|
|Joaquin Rubalcaba||Education and labor markets, Health policy, bioethics, and human rights, Immigration: domestic and international|
|Brigitte Seim||International development policy; research and measurement methodology.|
|Mehdi Shadmehr||Global conflict, International development policy, protest, war, repression, media, voting, private provision of public good, human rights violations, etc.|
|Tricia Sullivan||Global conflict|
To apply online, please visit the Graduate School website and select Public Policy from the drop-down menu. When you are completing the online application, please upload the following supplemental information required by our department when prompted:
- Statement of Purpose
- Three Letters of Recommendation
- (At least two from faculty members familiar with your academic ability. For applicants with substantial work experience after college, letters from individuals who can describe applicant’s ability to be successful in doctoral level work may be substituted).
Note: GRE scores will not be required, or reviewed, for the 2023 admissions cycle.
All official Graduate School deadlines are here.
International Students: All international applicants must submit acceptable, official TOEFL (reported directly from ETS.org) or IELTS (reported directly from IELTS.org) scores. We accept no other English Language tests. Additional instructions on testing requirements can be found here. The required minimum total score on the exams are:
- The internet-based TOEFL exam = 90
- The IELTS exam = 7
Detailed application instructions can be found on the graduate school website.
Additional questions concerning the requirements for the application or application process should be directed to:
Meredith Albright, Student Services
The Ph.D. Program, UNC Public Policy
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Campus Box #3435, Abernethy Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3435
Telephone: (919) 962-1600
Fax: (919) 962-5824