Your application to graduate school starts by selecting your program of study. While the information below pertains to most graduate programs, there may be additional admission requirements and application instructions for your selected program of study.
General Admission Requirements
In general, the requirements to be admitted include:
- An earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution;
- An overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.75 (on a four-point scale) or an average of at least 2.90 based on the last 64 semester credits (90 quarter credits) of the undergraduate program;
- Completed application received with $56 processing fee; and
- Any additional admissions requirements specific to your program
Unless otherwise indicated by the application instructions of your selected program of study, all documents are submitted to the Graduate Admissions Office, 112 South Hall, 410 S. 3rd Street, River Falls, WI 54022 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Follow this checklist to ensure that your application is complete:
Choose your program of study by reviewing the Graduate Catalog or contact the Graduate Studies office for assistance.
Apply online with the electronic UW System application form. Note that some programs have admissions deadlines or start during specific terms.
Pay the $56 application fee either by credit card or check. (Only required if you are pursuing a degree or certificate).
Send in any additional admissions materials, if required for your program. Requirements will be described for each program of study at Graduate Programs.
Request transcripts from your past colleges or universities. These official documents must be sent directly from the institution to Graduate Admissions, 112 South Hall, 410 S. 3rd Street, River Falls, WI 54022 or by email to email@example.com unless otherwise directed by your program application instructions. If you are a currently enrolled UWRF student, send an email to the UWRF Registrar Office for instructions.
Find out your financial aid options by visiting the Financial Aid web page or contacting the Financial Aid office.
When you’ve been admitted, you’ll be sent instructions on how to register for classes and other information necessary to begin your course of study.