Graduate admissions

The UAF Graduate School oversees the graduate admissions process. For questions or concerns regarding your application, please reach out to us at

Graduate Admissions Requirements:

In general, applicants may be admitted to a graduate program if they have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with at least a 3.0 (B) cumulative undergraduate GPA and a 3.0 (B) GPA in their major. Applicants will submit the following:

  • Resume
  • Statement of goals
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE* or GMAT test scores (these are program specific)

Please refer to the catalog or department website for more information on additional requirements and materials for a particular program.

What is the Graduate School's role in Admissions?

The Graduate School is the point of contact for questions regarding the status of a graduate student application, graduate admissions recommendation forms (GARFS), and postponing an application. We also process admissions decisions and track the receipt of student materials. Please contact the graduate school for all admissions inquiries at

If an applicant would like to change/add their application major, please direct them to:

If an applicant reaches out requesting to postpone their application, please email us at or have the student complete the following form:

Graduate School Admissions Policy:

If the department would like to waive an admissions requirement, please email Please keep in mind that an applicant's file typically will not be sent to the department to review with missing application materials unless otherwise instructed by the department. If an applicant meets the minimum requirements for the university, the Office of Graduate Admissions sends the complete application to the academic department. Program heads and/or committees in fields of interest will determine the adequacy of the student’s preparation and whether or not departmental facilities are sufficient for their aims. While the Graduate School oversees graduate admissions, official transcripts need to be sent to If you require application updates, a graduate admissions recommendation form, or have any graduate admisisons questions, please let us know at

Please review the Graduate Admissions Requirements set forth by the UAF Catalog here.