Frequently Asked Questions


Before contacting Graduate Admissions, please browse our web pages and this list of FAQs for answers.

  • We make every attempt to reply to all inquiries, but given limited time and resources,
    high inquiry volume can result in delayed response time.


Completing my application...

Should I mail you my official transcripts?

How do I get an application for admission?

Can you begin processing my application for admission before I submit the application fee?

What are the admission requirements?

What are the requirements for submitting transcripts?

What is the institution code for the GRE? Should I use my program/department code instead?

What is the GRE Subject Test? Do I need to take it?

What is my graduate program's application deadline?

Should I waive my right to inspect letters of recommendation?

After I submit my application...

How do I check on the status of my official GRE or TOEFL scores?

How do I check on the status of my transcripts/credentials?

How do I re-notify my recommendation providers?

Can I appeal if my application is not approved for admission?

Who makes the admission decision?

Can I apply to more than one graduate program at the same time?

How long until I get a decision letter from the Graduate School?

When will my application reach my graduate program?

Miscellaneous questions...

What is graduate tuition?

How do I get to the Office of Admissions (309 Johnston Hall)?

What type of financial aid is available and how do I apply?

If you still have questions after reading this FAQ, please contact Graduate Admissions.