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Graduate Students

Admission to Graduate Degree Program

For ALL Graduate Students:

  1. A bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting association is required.
  2. An application for admission or readmission to the University is required. The application to the Graduate School and additional graduate forms may be found at
    * Please note that admission to the University is separate from admission to Graduate School.
    * A student must be admitted to the University in order to enroll in graduate classes.
  3. Official transcript(s) of all credit earned should be sent to the Graduate Office.
  4. A student for whom English is a second language wishing to be considered for admission must provide results of TOEFL with a minimum score of 550 or IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.
  5. An international student must complete a Certification of Financial Resources Form showing sufficient resources to provide for the student’s entire program of study and living expenses while at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. A minimum deposit of $1,500 is required. The student must also provide evidence of health insurance.
  6. When completed credentials are on file with the Graduate Office, the file will be evaluated to determine admissibility to a graduate program.
  7. Incomplete application files will not be kept longer than two years.
  8. For additional degree requirements, contact the Graduate Studies office at or the specific department.

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