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Graduate Admissions Checklist

Step 1. University of Georgia Graduate School Admissions Requirements

Admission to all graduate programs offered in the College of Education is handled by the University of Georgia Graduate School. Their website contains detailed information on the application process, orientation, and many other useful links to guide you through the process of moving beyond the undergraduate level.

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Testing Information

One of two exams is required for all graduate programs at the College of Education. You must either complete the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) and submit your scores to the University of Georgia using institutional code 5813 on the date of your exam. Check your program's admissions information for details about which exam to take and the minimum score required (if any).

Do you need to take an entrance exam? Head over to UGA Testing Services to set up an appointment.

Step 2. College of Education Admissions Requirements

Departmental Requirements

Go to the list of graduate degrees for complete list of degrees offered by the college. The graduate degree page will provide information concerning unique requirements, deadlines, and staff that can help with the application process.

Your program may require additional materials to supplement your application. Examples may include interviews, a statement of purpose, a CV or resume, writing samples, etc. Contact the department to confirm information about unique requirements, deadlines, and staff that can help with the application process.

For International Applicants

Applicants whose primary language is not English must submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores. Official scores are those sent directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions by Educational Testing Service (ETS). The scores may not be more than 2 years old. Applicants who have received degrees from accredited institutions in the United States or from institutions in countries where English is the primary language (e.g., the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand) usually are not required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores.

International Resources at UGA

The Office of International Education provides information to international students and scholars requiring assistance with visa matters ,and to faculty members with international initiatives.

The International Student Life Office has compiled a complete resource for international students including application information, student advising, housing support (off-campus), social and cultural opportunities, tax workshops for international students, and cross-cultural adjustment counseling.

Step 3. Select your program

Coming soon, we'll provide an easy way for you to go right to the admissions information for your program of choice. For now, please browse our list of degree programs, select your program, and click the red button labeled Admissions Information.

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