This is an electronic application that requires about 15-20 minutes to complete. Once completed, it will be reviewed by our Admissions staff and/or faculty. You will be contacted within 10-14 days regarding the status of your admission. You can also return to this site and check on your application status at any time.

  • Before clicking on the appropriate application for admission, please clear your cache
  • On the first page, you will be asked to create a unique user ID and password. By creating a secure user ID, you will have the opportunity to save your application at any point and return later to complete it. Or, you can complete the entire application at once. It might be a good idea to write down your user ID and password for reference later.
  • Paying your application fee ($35 for U.S. students, $40 for international students): At the end of Part I of the application, you will have the opportunity to pay the application fee online on our secure server with a MasterCard, Visa, Discover card, or your checking or savings account (echeck). If you are not prepared to pay the fee now, you can complete Part I and return later that same day to log in with your user ID and password to pay the application fee. If you complete Part I and do not pay the fee online that same day, your application will be submitted and you will be required to pay the application fee by credit card over the phone at 314-516-8675 or toll-free at 888-462-8675 or pay by check payable to UMSL and mail to Admissions Office, 351 MSC, UMSL, One University Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63121.
  • After you complete your application and pay your application fee, you will receive an e-mail confirmation that provides additional details such as contact information and a confirmation number which you can refer to if you ever need to call us with questions about your application.

Graduate Students 
Graduate application fee is $50. 

Also, depending on the timeline and requirements for your specific program, the application process may take months to complete.  Please be patient as we process your application materials.  You may check your status online at

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*Note: Should you have any questions or should any situation arise that prevents you from applying or submitting the application fee, please contact our campus specialists in electronic applications for assistance:

Jerry Hoffman - (314) 516-5719
Jaime Lincoln - (314) 516-6939

If you prefer, you can use a printed PDF format of the application as an Undergraduate Applicant. All Graduate applications must be submitted online.