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Graduate Students Requirements & Deadlines - International Admissions

  •  Application Deadlines

    Fall Semester (August to December): June 15
    Spring Semester (January to May): October 15
    Summer Semester (May to August): February 15

    If you wish to apply or complete an application after the deadline, please contact the Office of International Education for support: [email protected]

  •  Academic Requirements And Documents

    Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) and admission requirements vary by program. Please click on a major or program for specific requirements. Most graduate programs require students to submit a resume, a personal statement and three letters of recommendation. Some programs require the submission of official GRE scores as well.

    Official and original transcripts, both in their original language and in English are required for secondary schools and colleges that you have attended. Detailed information about transcripts can be found in the document titled Academic Transcript Policies.

    You must establish English language proficiency to enter an academic program. You can request that an official score report be delivered directly from the testing organization to Ferris. The list of accepted tests and scores along with our English proficiency policies can be found in the document titled English Proficiency.

  •  Immigration Requirements And Documents

    You must provide a copy of identification page(s) of your passport as well as those of any dependents you will be bringing into the U.S. If you are currently studying in the US on a student visa and wish to transfer your SEVIS record to Ferris, information can be found in the document titled Transfer Student Guide.

    You must provide proof of financial ability to study in the U.S. Detailed information about how to demonstrate proof of available funds for study can be found in the document titled Proof of Funds Available.

  •  Apply Now

    Click on this Apply link, to begin the online application process. You will be asked to create a user account. Next follow the step-by-step instructions to complete your application. Any of the other apply links on the Ferris State University site can also be used.