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  • Preferred option for transfer and graduate students

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First-Year Students

Required Materials:

  1. Completed application
  2. Official high school transcript
  3. A personal essay or graded paper
  4. One guidance counselor and one teacher recommendation
  5. Portfolio review or audition: Visual Arts and Performing Arts applicants only

For more information, refer to the First-Year Application Procedures.

Transfer Students

Required Materials:

  1. Completed application
  2. All official college transcripts
  3. A career goals essay
  4. One letter of recommendation
  5. Portfolio review or audition: Visual Arts and Performing Arts applicants only

For more information, refer to the Transfer Application Procedures.

Graduate Students

Required Materials:

1. Completed application (Graduate applicants must use the Sage Application)
2. All official college transcripts
3. A career goals essay
4. Two letters of recommendation
5. Resume

Some programs within the Esteves School of Education require test scores, while others within the School of Health Sciences require supplemental forms. For more detailed information related to your program, refer to the Graduate Application Procedures page.

International Students

Required Materials:

1. Completed application
2. Translated academic credentials
3. Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL 500-550, Internet-based score of 71-79, IELTS 5.5-6.5, or via Skype interview)
4.International Student Financial Statement  with official bank statement and/or proof of sponsorship – Graduate Statement | Undergraduate Statement

For more information, refer to the International Student Application Procedures, or contact Amanda Millier, Assistant Director of Undergraduate and International Admission, at (518) 527-6916 or [email protected].

Professional and Continuing Education

  1. Completed application
  2. An official transcript from each post-secondary institution attended since high school
  3. A career goals essay

A copy of a valid nursing license (RN) should be provided by applicants to the Nursing program. International students must submit additional documentation. For more information, refer to the Professional and Continuing Education Admission Procedures.