AdmissionsComplete each step below to apply to a USU Graduate School degree program.
Once the submission is processed by the School of Graduate Studies, it will be sent to the department the degree is housed in. This department will be who contacts you. The timeline for when you will be contacted is determined by the department.
Once you have read the instructions below, click here to apply online.
Create an account
Whether or not you’ve attended USU before, you need to create a new admissions account. The ‘Create An Account’ page is where you will enter your name, contact information, demographic information, and indicate your academic area of interest and planned start date. Save your information.
* State Authorization Restrictions: Distance education programs are unavailable to students residing in Arkansas. Master of Dietetics Administration and Master of Natural Resources are the only graduate distance education programs available to students residing in Minnesota.
After the application is completed, you will go to a secure page where you are required to pay the $55 application fee. You can pay with a VISA, MasterCard, or Discover card. Your application will not be submitted until this fee is paid. Your supplemental items will not be updated for the program in which you are applying until you pay the application fee.
If you are a USU honors student (enrolled in the Honors Program and taken an honors class) or a McNair Scholar, you are eligible to have the application fee waived, click here to email the School of Graduate Studies to find out if you qualify.
A score at or above the 40th percentile on the verbal and quantitative sections of the GRE or GMAT, or the 40th percentile on the entire MAT is required by the School of Graduate Studies. Some departments may require a higher score, so be sure to consult the individual department websites or Graduate Program Contact representing the department.
Test scores must be sent directly to the School of Graduate Studies by the testing agency. The institutional code for Utah State University is 4857 (GRE) or 2273 (MAT). A department code is not required. Test scores must be received before an application is considered complete.
Transcripts accumulated on one record are not acceptable. Transcripts submitted as application credentials become the property of the School of Graduate Studies and will not be returned to the applicant.
* If you attended USU, we will obtain your transcript.
Click here to learn more about the requirements for international students.