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How to Apply


Choose the appropiate admission status for your self above. All admissions types require:

Degree-seeking will also require:


Application Deadlines

The general application deadlines to apply are as follows: July 1 for the fall semester, December 1 for the spring semester and May 1 for the summer semester. Some degree programs have specific deadline dates and may only admit once each calendar year, so it is important to review the deadlines of your specific program.  Other deadline dates and provisions may apply for international students.

Complete the Application(s) and pay the Application Fee

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Request Transcripts

Admission to all graduate programs at UMSL require official transcripts from every college or university you have attended. International students must request official certified transcripts. International students should contact International Student and Scholar Services with any questions or for more detailed information. UMSL Alumni: Your undergraduate records are accessible by Graduate Admissions and you do not need to send an UMSL transcript or resend previously submitted final transcripts.

Send transcripts to the following addresses

Official transcipts must be received directly from the issuing college/university. We can receive them via paper mail or electronic submission.

Domestic Students International Students

University of Missouri-St. Louis
Graduate Admissions Office
121 Woods Hall
One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121-4400

Or submit via secure electronic submission

University of Missouri- St. Louis
International Student Services
261 Millennium Student Center
One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121-4400

Or submit via secure electronic submission


Please check your specific program requirements. Some programs have very specific guidelines beyond these suggestions i.e. additional supplemental materials sent directly to the department.

Request Your GRE/GMAT scores

Many graduate programs require applicants to submit standardized testing results. Please consult your program's requirements for details. Visit the GRE or GMAT websites to send your results to UMSL. Our school code is 6889.

Submit an Application for a Teaching or Research Assistantship

Print the application and submit it directly to the director of your graduate department. For more information on assistantships, please visit the Assistantship Information page.

For additional assistance please contact:

Graduate Admissions Office (domestic students) 
314-516-5458 or
International Student Services Office (international students)
314-516-5229 or