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The Hornstein Program accepts a select group of talented students to its on-campus dual-degree programs each year. We consider students who care deeply about the Jewish future, and who have demonstrated leadership capacity and academic accomplishments. Use the links below to find everything you need to prepare your application. Feel free to contact our office any time for guidance. We're here to help!

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Required Application Materials

Hornstein is part of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. To apply for the program, you need to submit:

  • An online application
  • An application fee
  • Transcripts from all universities and colleges attended. These will be uploaded to your online application; please do not send official transcripts to our office. 
  • Three letters of recommendation, submitted electronically
  • A resume or CV
  • A statement of purpose (2-3 page essay) discussing any experiences that have shaped your interests and commitments, career goals, and how you hope your program will help you address and achieve your professional ambitions.
  • Writing sample (3-5 pages, double spaced) demonstrating your ability to write and think articulately.

Additional Admissions Information

“From the very beginning of the application process, the admissions staff was available, responsive and understanding.”

Elisheva Massel ’14

MA/MBA from Australia