Applications & Materials
additional resources in the
College of Liberal Arts!
Below you'll find a general list of things to include with graduate school applications. These are typical pieces to an application, but schools can differ in exactly what they require.
- Completed application form
- U of M official transcript (from OneStop Student Services)
- Recommendation letters
- Personal statement
- Test scores (often reported by an official service)
- Resume (not all schools require this, but you should submit one if given the option)
Graduate School Applications
When applying to graduate or professional school, contact each program directly to find out their specific application procedures. Visit each institution's website for detailed information about its application process. Most schools require applicants to complete multiple applications, forms, or essays, so be sure to thoroughly review all the application instructions.