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The Graduate School Application Process

How it works:

At the University of Louisiana at Monroe, all prospective degree-seeking candidates are evaluated for admission in two stages: admission through the Graduate School, then admission to the program of choice.

Both of these units need specific materials to make a decision on student eligibility. Please be sure to send the requested information well before published deadlines so that your application may be reviewed.

At a minimum, all prospective students will be required to submit the Graduate School application, application fee, official transcripts from every institution attended, and official test scores (either GRE or GMAT). Some programs may require supplemental materials and/or an additional application. Official transcripts are sent directly from the issuing institution or evaluation agency and may be mailed in a sealed envelope or transmitted electronically. If a transcript indicates that classes are in progress, the transcript will be deemed incomplete. Once the classes have been completed, another official transcript will need to be provided.

There is a non-refundable $20.00 application fee ($30.00 for international students) for each application submitted to the Graduate School. The application fee is paid on-line when on-line applications are submitted. When submitting paper applications, application fees must be paid at LaCapitol Credit Union and the receipt submitted with the paper application. The application and receipt may be faxed to (318) 342-1042 or mailed. Checks and money orders will no longer be accepted by Graduate School. Applications will not be processed without the receipt for application fee.

Ready to apply?

The application for the Graduate School at the University of Louisiana at Monroe should be completed online.  Non-degree seeking students can apply using this application.

Transcripts may be sent electronically to gradadmissions@ulm.edu. Our institution code for GRE and GMAT scores is 6482. 
Transcripts may also be mailed to:
     Graduate Admissions
     University of Louisiana at Monroe
     Hanna Hall Room 241
     700 University Avenue
     Monroe, LA  71209

Helpful resources for your review:

Graduate School admissions requirements can be found here. Please note that these are minimum requirements for admission to the Graduate School only and that individual programs may have additional admission requirements.

For specific program requirements, please see the corresponding program page

If you are an international applicant, please refer to this guide for additional admissions requirements.

If you wish to change your major, fill out the Change of Admission Status Form and submit it to the Graduate School for processing. Please be sure to review program admission requirements for any additional application materials that may be necessary. All Graduate School and program-specific admission deadlines and requirements apply.

Still have questions?

We understand that the application process can be complicated and we are here to help! You can call the Graduate School offices at 318-342-1036 or email us. Our offices are open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Friday.