Office of Graduate Admissions
The University of Georgia
210 S. Jackson St., Athens, GA 30602-1777
Graduate Admission to the University of Georgia is a collaborative process involving the Graduate School and the graduate faculty of the University. Each department has a designated graduate coordinator who serves as a liaison between the department and the Graduate School and who provides detailed information about program entry requirements, resources and special opportunities.
Persons holding a baccalaureate degree, or a foreign equivalent, from a regionally accredited institution are eligible to apply for admission to the Graduate School. Regional accreditation is obtained from the following organizations:
- Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA)
- Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
- North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA)
- New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC-CIHE)
- Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
- Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WASC-ACSCU)
This requirement does not apply to University of Georgia undergraduates in linked bachelors-masters degree programs.
Application for admission to the Graduate School may be filed in an electronic on-line application. All applicants must provide an active e-mail address for contact regarding application processing.
Applicants should review the following information before proceeding with the Application Form.
- Admission and Application Procedures
- Readmission Procedures
- Deferring an Application
- Application Fee
- McNair Scholars Program
- Transcripts and Academic Records
- Entrance Test Scores
- Letters of Recommendation
- Additional Requirements
- Application for Georgia Residence Status
- Non-Degree or Transient Status
- Application Forms
- Summary of Materials