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Most Requested Admissions Forms

Rackham - Ann Arbor Program Application Forms
Apply to a Rackham Program Purpose of the Application Application Fee
Rackham Graduate Program Application To apply for a degree or certificate program. The use of this form is required of prospective students who seek to become a Rackham degree student for the first time.
The form is also required of current or former Rackham students who seek to change from one graduate program to another within the graduate school.
Current PIBS, SIDP, or Ph.D. students changing to a master’s in the same program see the Change of Status Application in the chart below. The Change of Status Application does not require a fee.
  • $75 - The application fee for United States citizens and those with Permanent Resident status.
  • $90 - The application fee for non-United States citizens.
  • $10 - The application fee for current Rackham students, regardless of citizenship.
  • The application fee is paid by credit card and is non-refundable.
Readmission Application To apply to re-enroll in the same program level as a Master’s, Certificate, or Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) pre-candidacy student. No application fee
Reinstatement Application To apply to be reinstated in the same Ph.D. program for students who withdrew or were discontinued from a Ph.D. program. No application fee
Change of Status Application To apply for a change in degree program or level as a:
  • Currently enrolled student in the PIBS program seeking to change to a Rackham doctoral program of specialization.
  • Currently enrolled student in a Rackham Ph.D. program seeking to discontinue the Ph.D. program and change to a Rackham master's program in the same program.
  • Currently enrolled student in a Student-Initiated Degree program seeking to change to a single Ph.D. program in one of your current areas of specialization.
  • Currently enrolled student in a Rackham degree program seeking to change to another Rackham degree program at the same level and in the same field of specialization. Requires pre-approval by Rackham Admissions and the proposed graduate program.
No application fee
Add a Degree or Certificate Application To apply to add a degree or certificate program. No application fee
Dual Undergraduate/Graduate Study Supplemental Forms These forms must be completed in addition to the Rackham Graduate Program Application.
Required when applying for sequential or concurrent dual status in an undergraduate and graduate master's program.
See the Rackham Graduate Program Application above for fee information.
Non-Degree Graduate Study
Apply for Non-Degree Graduate Study Purpose of the Application Application Fee
Rackham Departmental Non-Candidate for Degree (NCFD)
Instructions for this application
  • Rackham Unclassified Admission: To apply for admission to enroll for 1 term only. Enrollment is limited to 2 courses total in only 1 course per department or program. On the application form, applicants must choose the option Rackham Unclassified.
  • Departmental Non-Candidate for Degree (NCFD) Admission: To apply for admission to enroll for 2 terms only in 2 or more courses in a single program. On the application form, applicants must choose the option Department NCFD ( Non-Candidate for Degree).
  • Graduate department or program approval is required before applying.
  • $75 - The application fee for United States citizens and those with Permanent Resident visa status
  • $90 - The application fee for non-United States citizens
  • The application fee is paid by credit card and is non-refundable.
Spring or Summer Guest Application To apply for admission as a spring or summer semester guest student for Institute, Workshop, and Short Course participants. No application fee
Ann Arbor Guest Application To apply to enroll in a graduate course on the Ann Arbor campus if you are a Rackham graduate student currently enrolled on the Dearborn or Flint campuses. No application fee
CIC Traveling Scholar Application To apply for permission to take courses at other Big 10 Universities or the University of Chicago. No application fee
Michigan Intercollegiate Graduate Studies (MIGS) Program Application To apply for permission to take graduate courses at another institution, in the State of Michigan, who participates in the MIGS program. No application fee
Rackham - Dearborn and Flint Applications
Apply for Non-Degree Graduate Study Purpose of the Application Application Fee
Dearborn Guest Application To apply to enroll in a graduate course on the Dearborn campus if you are a student currently enrolled on the Ann Arbor or Flint campuses. No application fee
Flint Guest Application To apply to enroll in a graduate course on the Flint campus if you are a student currently enrolled on the Ann Arbor or Dearborn campuses. No application fee