Apply to Graduate School

There are many paths you can take at App State. Now that you have identified your program, the next step is to find the right application for you.


Are you ready to take the next step? Start your graduate application!

How to Apply

Choose your applicant type to learn more about application requirements and steps on how to apply.

Application Deadlines

Review admission deadlines for fall, spring and summer admission.

First-Time Applicant

First-Time Applicant

Starting your graduate school journey here at App State? You're in the right place!

International Applicant

International Applicant

Not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident? Learn more about applying to graduate school as an international applicant.

Accelerated Admissions Applicant

Accelerated Admissions Applicant

If you are an undergraduate student at App State, you may already be enrolled in a program that provides an opportunity to get your master's degree in as little as one year.

Non-Degree Seeking Applicant

Non-Degree Seeking Applicant

Are you interested in taking a class but not ready to pursue a degree? You might find what you're looking for as a non-degree seeking student. App State's non-degree seeking students can take accredited App State classes to fulfill prerequisites for graduate school or pursue continuing education courses to develop new skills.

Readmission Applicant

Readmission Applicant

If you have previously taken graduate classes at App State and are returning after a break, you will need to complete our readmission application.

Dual Degree Applicant

Dual Degree Applicant

Complete two complementary graduate degree programs in less time. Through a pre-arranged curriculum plan, you will be able to tailor your degree to get the skills and expertise you need to elevate your career.