Office of Graduate Studies

Admission Requirements

Find out what it takes to keep moving forward.

Academic requirements for admission to a graduate program will vary based upon the program of interest. You will need to check with the relevant school, division, or department for specific requirements, such as minimum GPA or GRE scores.

You will also need to declare your student status as part of your application. Applicants for admission to most graduate programs are classified as:

  1. Regular (degree-seeking)
  2. Non-degree (temporary, non-degree-seeking), or
  3. Re-entry
  4. International

Visit the pages below to learn more about prospective student classifications.

Degree-Seeking Students

Degree-seeking Students Start HereIf you intend to complete a program and earn a graduate degree, you are considered a degree-seeking student.

Review the admission requirements for degree-seeking students

Re-entry Students

Re-entry Students Start HereIf you were previously admitted to a graduate program and are looking to come back, you are considered a re-entry student.

Check out the admission requirements for re-entry students

Non-Degree-Seeking Students

Non-degree-Seeking Students Start HereIf you are interested in taking graduate-level classes but do not intend to complete a degree program, you are considered a non-degree-seeking student.

Have a look at admission requirements for non-degree-seeking students

International Students

International Students Start HereIf you are applying to an IPFW graduate program from abroad, you are considered an international student.

Examine the admissions requirements for international students