How to Apply

Requirements

Admission is competitive and is based on the following criteria:

  • Evaluation of transcripts – GPA of at least 3.0
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Applicant's statement of goals including research interests
  • Resume (summary of your educational background and relevant experience)
  • GRE scores are not required for admissions in TMI graduate programs due to our holistic standards of admissions.
  • A master's degree is required to apply for a Ph.D. 
  • International students - official TOEFL or IELTS scores. **Note: As of July 1, 2023, the Duolingo English Test will no longer be accepted as a test of English proficiency in graduate admissions. 

 Prospective students must complete materials for the UGA Graduate School.

 **Inquiries about application requirements or processes should be directed to Zach Morris, Graduate Coordinator Assistant, at zdmorris@uga.edu.

See Admissions Requirements

Deadlines

Applications for admission and all supporting documents must be received in the Graduate School Office by the following deadlines:

Domestic applicants
Fall semester: July 1 **The deadline for full consideration of financial aid (assistantships, fellowships and scholarships) is December 15.
Spring semester: November 15

International applicants
Fall semester: April 15 **The deadline for full consideration of financial aid (assistantships, fellowships and scholarships) is December 15.
Spring semester: October 15

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