How to Apply

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    Whether you’ve found a graduate program at IUP that suits your needs and you’re ready to apply, or you’re simply reviewing our application process, getting your application materials ready for admission is a fast, convenient process.

    Below, you will find the standard admission requirements, links to any specific requirements for your intended program, and application deadlines that will help streamline your application and prepare it for admission.

    If you’re currently an undergraduate at IUP, be sure to check out our early admission process to get a head start on your career today.

  • Standard Application Requirements

    Please follow the following steps to submit your online application to IUP:

    • Apply online using your Admissions Profile.  
      Note: After creating your profile, you can view the current status of the items needed to complete your application.

    • Submit your nonrefundable $50 application fee (via the IUP Marketplace).

    • Request official transcripts from every college or university attended, including institutions from which a degree was not earned

    • Write and upload a goal statement

    • Request two letters of recommendation using the online request form available on your Admissions Profile. Please do not send letters of recommendation on your own, and ask recommenders to include your full name (first name, middle initial, and last name) along with the program to which you are applying.

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    For more information, contact graduate-admissions@iup.edu.  

  • Jeanne Clery Act

    Campus crimes are reported to campus officials and recorded. These reports of crimes are compiled in accordance with the provisions of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998. Get the statistics here.