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US Citizens & Permanent Residents Graduate Admission

Master and Doctoral Degree Applicants

Master and Doctoral Applicant Requirements

  • Must have received at least a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Must complete the University of Oklahoma online application.
  • Must submit the transcript from your last degree-granting institution.
    Please note:
    If you are admitted, you must submit official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions.

For Permanent Residents Only: You must provide a copy of your Permanent Resident card.

Please note:
Graduate academic units have their own supplemental requirements. Please contact your academic unit regarding any questions you may have about supplemental materials.

 

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Current OU Students

Current OU Graduate Students

If you are currently enrolled in, or completing a Master’s or Ph.D. program at OU, or are an Unclassified graduate student at OU, you DO NOT need to re-apply. You must submit a Change of Program form with the Graduate College.

OU Graduating Seniors

If you are a graduating senior, completing a Bachelor’s degree at the University of Oklahoma, you do need to submit an application for admission to the Graduate College. However, you do not need to submit your transcripts.

Previous OU Students

If you have previously attended the University of Oklahoma, you will need to submit an application for admission to the Graduate College. If the last degree that you earned is not from the University of Oklahoma, you will need a transcript from that university with your application for admission.

Needs to submit change of program

 

Needs to submit a NEW application

  • OU (undergraduate) graduating senior
  • Previous OU graduate student, not enrolled for 2 consecutive academic terms
  • Current OU graduate student, submitting an application for non-subsequent term. (ex. If a Master’s student graduates in Spring 2013 and is not intending to enter a Ph.D. program until Spring 2014 or beyond)

 

Graduate Visitors

Graduate Visitors are graduate students in good academic standing, seeking an advanced degree at another accredited institution. Typically, these students plan to transfer their OU coursework back to their home institution.

Graduate Visitor Requirements

As graduate visitors, students have all the rights and privileges of other graduate students EXCEPT they are not admitted to a graduate program and thus, are not considered degree-seeking students at the University of Oklahoma.

  • Must be a degree-seeking graduate student in good standing at another accredited university.
  • Must complete the University of Oklahoma online application.
  • No academic credentials are required for this type of admission.
  • A letter of Good Standing from the dean, or his or her academic designate, of your home institution must be provided to the Office of Admissions.

 

Unclassified Graduate Students

Unclassified students are those who wish to take graduate level courses and

  1. are not seeking a graduate degree; or
  2. have not yet chosen an academic field of study.

Graduate Unclassified Requirements

  • Must complete the University of Oklahoma online application.
  • Must provide the transcript from your last degree-granting institution.
  • Must have earned at least a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution.

    Important Information regarding unclassified status. Unclassified graduate students:
  • Are not candidates for a degree.
  • Are not assured future admission to a degree program. 
  • Are not eligible for financial aid.
  • Are limited to a maximum of 12 hours in unclassified status
  • International students are not able to apply for the Graduate Unclassified program.

 

Graduate Certificates

A graduate certificate represents completion of a set of courses that provides mastery of a specific area of knowledge.

Graduate Certificate Requirements

  • Must complete the University of Oklahoma online application.
  • Must provide the transcript from your last degree-granting institution.

 

All transcripts, test scores, correspondence or other materials submitted in conjunction with an application for admission become the permanent property of the University and will not be returned. Should you need copies of your transcripts for other purposes, you must obtain them from the originating institution(s).