How to Apply - Graduate

How to Apply as a Graduate Student

The six schools and colleges of IU South Bend offer 17 master’s programs designed to meet our students’ diverse personal learning and career advancement goals. Our graduate school degree programs are for students who have already completed their undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree.

Students who have obtained a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and are seeking a second undergraduate degree should complete our undergraduate application for admission.

Visit Your Prospective Department

Departments set their own application deadlines. Visit your prospective program’s website to determine when you’ll need to apply. Admission decisions are made by the specific graduate program, which will inform you about any decisions. Departments will supply applicants with their Student Identification Number upon admission.

International Students

International students should refer to the application checklist on the Office of International Services (OISS) website to ensure that you follow the proper procedure and send all required materials.

International students are encouraged to apply online.