The Graduate School

Welcome to the UMSL Graduate School Application for Admission


If you haven't already done so, please take a moment to read through the instructions.

At the end of the online application, there is an optional Statement of Purpose. If you choose to answer this, please use it ONLY for brief comments about your degree objective. Your in-depth Statement of Purpose or Writing Sample should be sent via e-mail to gradadm@umsl.edu or mailed to:

Graduate Admissions
University of Missouri-St. Louis
One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121-4499

This will give you the opportunity for a longer essay, and we will include it with your admission application.

International Students: please send your in-depth Statement of Purpose to iss@umsl.edu or mail it to:

International Student and Scholar Services
University of Missouri-St. Louis
One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121-4499

If you have any questions during the application process, please contact us:

For technical questions, please contact Jaime Lincoln at (314) 516-6939.
For general admissions questions, please contact Graduate Admissions at (314) 516-5458.

Ready to begin? Click Here To Apply Online