Now is the time to apply for graduate school! Applications received by priority review deadlines are provided first opportunity for scholarships and Graduate Assistant positions. Priority deadline for Graduate Assistants Positions is Feb. 1st.
Each program has their own unique set of materials required for admission. Please view their application requirements prior to starting the online application.
Additional items may include:
Process: You will be notified via email regarding the status of your application throughout the process, including any missing components. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
Official transcripts are required for GPA and degree conferral verification. Official Transcripts are not required for WOU graduates with an established permanent file. You are required to submit transcripts from each degree granting institution. Transcripts must be sent directly from the college or university where credits were earned, to Western Oregon University. Paper transcripts must be unopened and bear the college or university seal. Electronic transcripts are accepted if sent from the registrar or institution’s secured electronic submission system (such as Parchment, EDI). You may provide the following address for electronic submissions: email@example.com
By mail: WOU Graduate Admissions, 345 Monmouth Ave N, ADM 107, Monmouth, OR 97361
For more transcript information, please visit our website.
You will not be obligated to fill out every section in one sitting, but after two months of inactivity, your information will be deleted from the database. You can return to your account at any time to complete your application. After it is submitted, you will be unable to access your application and should contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reset your application or make changes.
Evidence of completion of a four-year baccalaureate degree (or international equivalent) from regionally accredited institution as defined by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars, with a cumulative B average (equivalent 3.00 on a U.S. 4.00 grading scale) on the most recent baccalaureate degree. Applicants who hold a master’s degree will have the 3.0 GPA requirement waived.
To be considered for full admission, applicants must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale) from the degree granting institution(s). Students with less than 3.0 can also provide passing MAT/GRE scores to be fully admitted.
A student who has an undergraduate GPA of 2.50 to 2.99 can be admitted conditionally for the first 9 credit hours. Applicants will be prompted to complete an online petition for conditional admission during their application process. *Conditionally admitted students will not be able to receive financial aid until they become fully admitted students and a program plan is on file.
On the last page of the application, applicants should select one of the following options regarding the $60 application fee payment.
WOU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by WOU.