Graduate School
Graduate School Application & Selection Process

Click here to view our Applying to Graduate School handout, which includes information on:

  • Grad school application timeline
  • Choosing a graduate school
  • The application process and materials
  • Reference Letters
  • Interviewing
  • Financing your graduate education
  • List of print and website resources

Diversity Statements:
Some applications now require a diversity statement, in addition to your statement of purpose. This guidelink provides information on how to begin a diversity statement.

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Perform Research

  • As you prepare for graduate school, a great way to gain experience is to perform research. Find opportunities at herelink.
Graduate School Exams and Fees

Educational Testing Services has information on the GRE, GMAT and LSAT. Graduate Record Exam is home to the GRE test. Take a practice exam. Preparation resources to study for the new GRE test may be found on the Kaplan


2012-2013 GRE Fee Reduction Guidelines:
To be eligible for a Fee Reduction Certificate, an applicant must be:″   

  • A U.S. citizen or resident alien, AND
  • A college senior receiving financial aid through an undergraduate college in the U.S. territories or Puerto Rico, or a returning unenrolled college graduate who has applied for financial aid, AND either   
  • A dependent college senior whoses Institutional Student Information Report (ISIR) shows a parental contribution of not more than $1,400 for the senior year, OR
  • A self-supporting college senior whose ISIR shows a contribution of not more than $1,800 for the senior year, OR
  • An unenrolled college graduate whose ISIR indicates self-supporting status and a contribution of not more than $1,800

If you meet the eligibility requirements above, please contact the Financial Aid Office about how to receive the GRE Fee Reduction Certificate.  The Financial Aid Office is located in 315 NORTH HALL.

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