Be aware that many application deadlines are due in December or January for the following fall semester. Plan to apply over a year in advance!
Each graduate program will have different application requirements. Most graduate-level applications require the following:
- Official transcripts for each undergraduate college or university previously attended, including degrees earned
- An official report of standardized test scores. Standardized tests for graduate schools include the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, etc. Visit graduate program webpages to determine which test is required for applicants
- Three letters of recommendations (typically one or more from a faculty member or professional)
- Résumé and cover letter
- Writing sample
- Statement of purpose