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QS World Grad School Tour

San Francisco

Join us at the largest Grad School Fair and Expo in San Francisco to explore your grad school options, learn about studying abroad, or find a specialized master’s or PhD program that best fits your academic and professional goals.

At this FREE event you can meet with a variety of top graduate schools, get all your application questions answered, receive GRE test-prep advice, gain access to scholarships, and much more. 

Why attend?

20+ Top Grad Schools

Speak face-to-face with admissions directors from top local and international colleges

Financial Support

Grad school scholarships worth $7 million available to our attendees

Seminars & Info Sessions

Improve your GRE score by attending our pre-fair presentations and interactive panel

Expert Guidance

New your perfect specialized Masters of PhD program

Exclusive Offers

FREE headshots, resumé advice, and test prep discounts once you register

Grad School Prep Materials

Receive a FREE copy of the QS World Grad School Guide (first 100 attendees only)

Event Agenda


Registration Opens

1:50pm - 2:10pm

Meet Santa Clara University - Leavey - gain insight into the school and programs offered

2:10pm - 2:30pm

Meet New York University – Tandon School of Engineering - gain insight into the school and programs offered

2:30pm - 3:00pm

Panel Discussion - 10 things to keep in mind when choosing a Grad School
Presenters: NUS Graduate School - Integrative Sciences & Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, UC Berkeley Master Financial Engineering


Start of the fair

3:05pm - 3:30pm

Understanding and Preparing for the GMAT exam
Presenters: GMAC - The official GMAT exam


Fair Closes


Will there be scholarship opportunities available for me at the event?
Yes. By attending the event you’ll be eligible to apply for a pool of scholarships worth up to $7M offered by QS and its partner institutions.
Can I register at the event?
Online registration is highly recommended and beneficial to you for a number of reasons; however, there will be an opportunity for you to register at the event.
What is the dress code for the event?
We recommend that you dress professionally or in business casual attire. Your goal is to make a good first impression on the admissions directors that you’ll meet with.
What should I bring to the event?
Although not necessary, it is helpful for you to bring a few copies of your resume along with something to take notes on. You can always leave a copy of your resume with the admissions directors that you connect with. You also will likely want to take notes about the schools and programs that you meet with and are interested in.