How to Apply to IUP Graduate Admissions

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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: You need to submit your application form and pay your application fee to see all required additional items you will need to complete the application.

    • Submit your nonrefundable $50 application fee (via the IUP Marketplace).
      Note: Payment of the application fee and submitting your application triggers the additional items (such as goal statement and letters of recommendation) you need to complete your app. After this step, you will be able to see your required items on the Supplemental Items Listing page within your admissions profile..

    • 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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    *The MA in Employment and Labor Relations only requires one letter of recommendation to be considered for admission.

  • Jeanne Clery Act

    Indiana University of Pennsylvania is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains three years of campus crime and fire statistics, certain campus security and fire policy statements, as well as statistics for public areas immediately adjacent to campus as required by the Jeanne Clery Act. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for all of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campuses can be found online at Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports.

    To obtain a printed copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, please contact: 
    IUP Department of Public Safety, 850 Maple Street, Indiana, Pa 15705; telephone 724-357-2141.