UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

How to Apply

Applications received and postmarked on or before October 3, 2016 will be considered for the following spring semester.

Applications received and postmarked on or before February 1 will be considered for the following fall semester.

Applicants are encouraged to check application status frequently by contacting Mary Maillette in the Admissions Office at (715) 425-3500 or mary.mailette@uwrf.edu. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

To be considered for admission, an applicant must have a minimum 2.75 undergraduate GPA. Applicants with GPAs lower than 2.75 will be considered in special circumstances. All application materials must be submitted as indicated in the chart below:

Application Material Required

Submission Method Required

On-line application form (and $56 application fee), using this required link

Complete on-line at link to the left. Submit payment electronically at the same link and same time of application.

Resume

E-mail as attachment to graduateadmissions@uwrf.edu OR mail directly to Graduate Admissions at the address below.

Letter of interest, using this required form

E-mail as attachment to graduateadmissions@uwrf.edu OR mail directly to Graduate Admissions at the address below.

Three letters of recommendation

E-mail as attachment ( directly from letter writer) to graduate admissions@uwrf.edu OR mail to Graduate Admissions ( directly from letter writer) at the address below.

Official transcripts from all undergraduate schools attended (required) and graduate schools attended (if applicable)

E-mail electronic transcripts (many universities offer this option) to graduateadmissions@uwrf.edu OR mail directly to Graduate Admissions at the address below.

OPTIONAL: Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are not required but will be considered if official results are submitted.

Mail directly to Graduate Admissions at the address below ( OPTIONAL).

For all e-mailed materials:

Please use the subject heading: School Counseling Application - APPLICANT'S NAME

Send all traditionally mailed materials to:

Graduate Admissions
Counseling Program Application
University of Wisconsin - River Falls
112 South Hall
410 South Third Street
River Falls, WI 54022-5001

Additional important application information:

  • A Graduate Admissions Office representative will create and organize a file of each applicant's submitted materials. However, it is the applicant's responsibility to monitor and ensure the completion status of her/his application (call 715-425-3500). Late materials will result in an incomplete file. Incomplete files will not be reviewed.
  • Final admission decisions are typically made within three weeks of the application deadline. Invited applicants are provided a specific date by which to notify the program of their intentions.
  • NOTE: The program faculty does not formally interview applicants. Prospective students are highly encouraged to schedule a campus visit, speak with a faculty member, or attend one of the department's open house events. Open House events include Q and A sessions with the faculty and current students. Contact the program director, Dr. Mark Gillen, for more details.

Contact Us

Counseling
mark.gillen@uwrf.edu
715-425-3890
231 Wyman Education Building
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