Auburn University system Graduate Application and Admission

Auburn University system Graduate Application and Admission

Application

  • Complete the Graduate School application.
  • Include email addresses for 3 references. Each will receive an email to complete an electronic reference form and letter.
  • Pay the graduate application fee
  • Contact the Graduate School at (334)844-4700 for paper application options.

*The Elementary Education program accepts new graduate students in the fall, spring, and summer semesters. To be considered for admission, please meet the June 15, October 15, or March 15 deadlines.

Graduate Record Exam (GRE)

  • Take the GRE: Revised General Test
  • Send your scores to Auburn University, Code: #1005

Transcripts

  • Degree seeking students must send official transcripts from ALL previously attended institutions.
  • Non-degree seeking and graduate certificate applicants must send official transcripts from the most recent institution attended.
  • Domestic (USA) transcripts:
    • Official transcripts should be sent to the Graduate School using the following address: The Graduate School, 106 Hargis Hall, Auburn, AL  36849-5122
    • Official electronic transcripts from domestic institutions may be sent to graduatetranscripts@auburn.edu
  • International (Non-USA) transcripts:
    • All official international transcripts should be sent in the original language accompanied by a certified English translation of each document. Contact the graduate school at (334) 844-4700 with questions.
    • If seeking certification, all official international transcripts ALSO require a course-by-course evaluation from World Education Services (wes.org).

Clear Background Check

  • All degree and certificate programs require a clear background check before your first semester begins.
  • Alabama teachers who have completed this can find their results through the tcert portal.
  • All others will use Gemalto Applicant Processing Services for background checks.

Additional Admissions Requirements

ALL APPLICANTS
  • In your online application, upload:
    • Your current résumé or curriculum vitae.
    • Statement of Intent (300-500 words describing your professional interests and goals)
MASTERS DEGREE (M.ED.) APPLICANTS
  • Valid Teaching Certificate copy
    • If from Alabama, we can get it from the online system.
    • If your certificate is from another state, please upload this document in your online application (additional or supporting documents).
MASTERS DEGREE (M.S.) APPLICANTS
  • Specific Programs may have additional requirements. Once you’ve applied, these will be requested.
EDUCATION SPECIALIST DEGREE (ED.S.)APPLICANTS
  • Valid Teaching Certificate copy
    • If from Alabama, we can get it from the online system.
    • If your certificate is from another state, please upload this document in your online application (additional or supporting documents).
DOCTORAL DEGREE (PH.D.) APPLICANTS
  • Specific Programs have additional requirements. Once you’ve applied, these will be requested. These may include academic writing samples, examples demonstrating excellent teaching, a letter of introduction, etc.