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Graduate School Application Process

Typical Admissions Requirements

  1. A baccalaureate degree
  2. A minimum grade point average (3.0 or better). Your GPA in your major rather than your cumulative GPA may be used to meet this criterion.
  3. Some preparation in the proposed field of study.
  4. Other experience relevant to the proposed field.

Typical Application Process

Usually you will be required to supply the following:

  1. A competed application (See hints below)
  2. A Resume-click here for resume webpage
  3. An official transcript from the Registrar's Office
  4. A personal essay/statement
  5. The required tests such as the GRE, GMAT, MCAT etc.
  6. The application fee (usually around $50.00)

Here are some hints for completing the application form:

  1. Upon receiving the application, make copies of it, and use these to rough out your answers to each question.
  2. When your answers are set, type your application. It should be neat and devoid of spelling errors or typos.
  3. Answer all questions.
  4. Adhere to the deadline.

*Don't forget to include your check or money order for the required application fee.

Related Web Sites

  • The Graduate Application Process-Very good timetable from Petersons.
  • The Graduate School Admissions Interview-not always required but be prepared.
  • Undergraduate Research-The purpose of this Registry is to facilitate match-making between undergraduates with research experience and a desire to pursue an advanced degree, and graduate schools seeking high quality students who are well prepared for research. Undergraduate research is a great entrée into graduate school.
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