Welcome! We are delighted you are considering pursuing graduate studies at the University of Illinois.
Before Beginning the Application Process
- Check to be sure that you meet our minimum requirements.
- Select your program from the list of Graduate Programs of Study.
- Read the application instructions.
- Read the additional information for Domestic Applicants or International Applicants.
- Check with your proposed graduate program for additional instructions, requirements, and application deadlines.
- Joint program applicants should review additional instructions for joint degree applications.
- International exchange program applicants should review additional instructions for International Exchange Students.
- Non-Degree applicants should review our non-degree instructions.
- Juris Doctor applicants should apply directly to the College of Law.
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine applicants should apply directly to the College of Veterinary Medicine.
- Review answers to Frequently Asked Questions as they may help you with your application and admission process.
New Illinois Graduate Applicants
Click the Apply Now button below to start your graduate online application! Remember that not all programs offer admission to all terms. Please check with your proposed program of study office for term availability and deadline information.
Returning Illinois Graduate Students
If you have previously enrolled as a graduate student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and wish to return to the Graduate College, please review our re-entry instructions.
Current Illinois Graduate Students
For general information about campus and the Champaign-Urbana community, visit the web at https://grad.illinois.edu/prospective/explore.
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