Applicants for admission must submit the following to the Admissions Office:
All materials should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
Presidio Graduate School
1202 Ralston Avenue, Suite 300
The Presidio of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94129
The Admissions Committee strongly recommends applying as early as possible. Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, and a decision will be communicated within two weeks of receiving a completed application. The Admissions Committee may require an in-person interview with prospective students. Scholarships and Financial Aid are available.
Admissions Deadlines for Fall 2016:
Early Admit: January 25
Round 1: March 14
Round 2: April 18 Scholarships and Round 3: June 20
Final Deadline: July 18
Tell us about an idea or a project that you are interested in exploring while at PGS, how you would contribute to our learning community, and how you plan to balance school, work, and personal commitments while enrolled in the program (1,500 word maximum).
Applicants have three options for completing the quantitative assessment:
1. Submit GMAT results taken within the last five years to Presidio Graduate School (Code: Presidio Graduate School.)
2. Submit GRE results taken within the last five years to Presidio Graduate School (Code: 7838.); or
3. Submit a one-page history and assessment describing your quantitative skills, including:
All college-level quantitative courses taken; e.g. math, statistics, economics, finance, accounting or operations, and the resulting grades. Include quantitative and analytical skills used in your professional life and any plans you have for refreshing your math/quantitative skills prior to enrolling in a PGS degree program.
Please note: PGS does not have minimum score requirements for the GMAT or GRE. Your scores will be used as a diagnostic tool to help determine readiness for the program. The Admissions Committee may request the completion of quantitative courses such as Intermediate Algebra and/or Statistics prior to matriculation.
PGS welcomes professional, academic, and personal letters that provide a well-rounded perspective of the applicant. At least one of the two letters should be a professional reference, ideally written by a supervisor. Applicants should ask references to briefly describe in what capacity they know the candidate and to address the strengths and challenges in as many of the following areas as possible:
Letters can be sent via email or mailed and should be printed on organizational or personal letterhead and be no more than one page in length.
Please submit one official transcript via mail or electronic download sent directly from the college/university verifying you have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution. Transcripts must also include GPA.
Additional official or unofficial transcripts and certification documentations can be submitted to support your application, especially with regard to quantitative skills.
If a bachelor's degree was conferred from an institution outside of the United States, official transcripts must be sent directly from the institution(s) to Presidio. The applicant must have the transcript(s) evaluated by a foreign education credential evaluation service agency. Additionally, if the transcripts are not in English, an official translation must be submitted. The evaluation must contain the following:
Applicants should keep copies of all materials submitted as part of the application. Admissions materials and all supporting documents become the confidential property of the Presidio Graduate School admissions department and cannot be returned to the applicant.