Prospective Graduate Students
Admission to graduate study is open to properly qualified men and women of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin. Certain minimum requirements are specified below. Additional requirements may be prescribed by the individual departments and may be found in the respective program listed in the Academic Programs section of this catalog. Final decisions on graduate admissions are made by the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies. In general, a student may begin his graduate work in the fall, spring, or summer. For admission to graduate study an applicant must: Have earned a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. The undergraduate record must be of such quality as to promise successful achievement at the graduate level. Only students with an undergraduate cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 will be considered for admission. Students with an undergraduate cumulative GPA of between 2.5 and 2.99 may be considered for conditional admission. Post-bachelor's undergraduate credits will not be used to enhance G.P.A. requirements for admission to graduate study.
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Admission Requirements Admission to graduate study is open to properly qualified men and women of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin.
The applicant is solely responsible for presenting full credentials by the deadline date for the session of expected entrance; the School of Graduate Studies will return all incomplete applications. The application for admission to graduate study cannot be processed until all credentials are on file. Three letters of recommendation and a personal statement are also required.
Students who meet all requirements for unconditional admission to the School of Graduate Studies (i.e., 3.0 in the undergraduate major and overall) may select non-degree status.