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 submit their application materials through the UGA Graduate School application system for consideration.

 **Inquiries about application requirements or processes should be directed to Terri Puckett, Graduate Coordinator Assistant, at Terri.Puckett@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
Spring semester: November 15

International applicants:
Fall semester: April 15 
Spring semester: October 15

**The deadline for full financial aid consideration (assistantships, fellowships and scholarships) is December 15.

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