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Join us at an Idealist Grad School Fair!

We’re bringing hundreds of the leading social impact grad programs together for you to explore, chat with, and compare. Finding the right grad program could unlock the fulfilling and meaningful career you’ve been looking for—or level up the great work you’re already doing.

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Benefits of attending an Idealist Grad School Fair

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Get answers to your questions about grad school

Learn about application deadlines, degree options, financial aid, future career prospects, and much more.

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Network with admissions representatives

Chat directly with admissions representatives to find the program that best fits your career goals and get advice for when you’re ready to apply.

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Explore hundreds of social-impact graduate programs

The fairs feature hundreds of master's programs in fields like education, international affairs, public policy, social work, and many more.

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Who we are

Since 2004, the Idealist Grad School Fairs have helped prepare the next generation of nonprofit leaders by connecting thousands of prospective students with hundreds of admissions representatives from public-interest graduate programs across the United States and around the world.

The fairs are free and open to anyone interested in pursuing grad school—register for one in a city near you!

2022 Schedule

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Chicago

Register for the Idealist Grad School Fair in Chicago

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San Francisco

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Los Angeles

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New York

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Boston

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Washington, DC

Register for the Idealist Grad School Fair in Washington, DC


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