Minimum Requirements for Admission to Rackham Graduate School
Applicants are required to meet two sets of minimum qualifications for admission: those of the graduate program and of the Rackham Graduate School. See the Graduate Program requirements and deadline section for more information on graduate program requirements.
Rackham’s minimum requirements are a U.S. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and English Proficiency for non-native English speakers. The graduate program sets the requirements for minimum test scores and GPAs.
U.S. Bachelor’s Degree from an Accredited Institution
All applicants must have a U.S. bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution. If your degree is from a U.S. college or school, the institution must be approved by one of the following U.S. Regional Accrediting Bodies:
- Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
- New England Association of Colleges and Schools
- North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
- Northwest Association of Colleges and Schools
- Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
- Western Association of Colleges and Schools
If your degree is from a non-U.S. college or school, the institution must be recognized and approved by the Ministry of Education or Commission responsible for higher education in the country where the degree is earned.
English Proficiency for Non-Native English Speakers
Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency. Applicants are required to provide an official score report. Photocopies and/or faxes of English proficiency scores will not be accepted.
See the Instructions for Applicants Whose Native Language Is Not English for additional information.
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