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Graduate Admissions Checklist

Step 1. UGA Graduate School Admissions Requirements

The University of Georgia (UGA) Graduate School handles admission for all graduate programs at the university, including the College of Education. Their website contains general information on the application process, orientation, and many other useful links to guide you through the process of attending UGA at the graduate level.

Required for UGA

  • Submit a Graduate School application
  • GRE or MAT or GMAT scores Depending on program requirements
  • Unofficial transcripts Native language and English for international applicants
  • Three letters of recommendation

Your department or program may require additional materials to complete your application package. For example, you may need to schedule an interview and/or submit additional documents, such as writing samples, a CV or resume, or a statement of purpose. Check your program's admissions information (Step 2, below) to confirm details about any unique requirements, instructions, 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. Please contact the Graduate School for more information.

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 2. Program Admissions Requirements

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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