Apply for Graduate College

Applying for Admission

If you intend on enrolling in 5000 level courses, you must apply for Graduate College admission.

Your application, $25 application fee and required documents should arrive in the Graduate College Office at least 30 days prior to the start of the semester. Some programs require an earlier admission date, please see the Graduate Catalog for specific details regarding each program.

When applying, your admission term is the semester in which you will enroll in your first course. Students who do not enroll for more than one semester become inactive, and must re-apply.

If the semester you wish to begin is not available, do not submit an application.

Students who miss attending for one semester become inactive and must re-apply.

When your application is approved for admission to the Graduate College, you will be notified by email and assigned to an academic advisor.

Applications cannot be processed until the fee has been received.

Requirements for Admission

Undergraduate GPA of 2.5 overall, 2.75 GPA in last 60 hours of undergraduate, or entrance exam scores as designated in Graduate Catalog—Student responsibility—Graduate College check.

Transcripts—Student responsibility—Graduate College check.

TOEFL (for international student—See International Student Graduate Application)—Student responsibility—Graduate College check.

Notify Adviser (in letter of acceptance from Graduate College) for plan of study development

Required Documents

One copy of official transcripts of all previous course work must be sent directly from colleges and universities attended by students to the Graduate College. We do not require students to request NSU transcripts.

Test scores and other documentation needed to determine admissibility must also be submitted.

Mail to:
NSU Graduate College
601 N. Grand Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74464

eScripts to:

Other Payment Methods

If you prefer to not pay online, you may mail your application fee in the form of a check or money order.

Mail to:
NSU Graduate College
601 N. Grand Ave.
Tahlequah OK 74464 

Checks should be made payable to NSU Business Office

Be sure and indicate the name of the applicant on the payment. 

Applications cannot be processed until the fee has been received.

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