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Application Procedure

Each applicant for admission must file with the Dean of the Graduate School a complete dossier consisting of the following: (International Students see also following section)

  1. Application for admission.
  2. A $35.00 application fee (non-refundable; must accompany application). 
  3. One copy of all the official transcript(s) from previous collegiate work (associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate), and any transferable graduate credit. [Official transcripts are those mailed from the college or university directly to the Dean of the Graduate School, Box 4029, Clinton, MS 39058; those brought in by applicant, relative, etc. or marked “issued to student” are not considered official.]
  4. For residential students a $100 non-refundable room reservation fee.
  5. All applicants seeking the Class AA Standard Educator License must provide a photocopy of their Class A Standard Educator License issued from the State of Mississippi. Applications will not be processed without this documentation.
  6. A standardized test score should be filed with your application. Non-degree seeking graduate students are exempt from filing standardized test scores unless they are pursuing educator licensure.  (See below for more information on standardized test scores/optional examination.)
  7. Consult specific degree descriptions for additional admissions requirements.