Graduate applicants must submit one transcript for each college or university (post-secondary institution) attended, including community colleges, study abroad programs and AP credit. A transcript should be submitted for review regardless of length of time attended, whether grades are listed or where the final degree was conferred.
Whether unofficial or official transcripts are accepted is based upon your college, school or institute of interest.
Official Transcripts (Required)
If your program is in one of the colleges listed below you MUST submit official transcripts for review and admission purposes. Unofficial transcripts submitted in the online application will NOT be used. Applicants should contact the graduate program they are interested in to obtain specific admission requirements. Applications can be submitted prior to completing an entrance exam. Application materials, including transcripts, must be received by the application deadline. You can log in to your online application to track the receipt of materials at any time. Official transcripts must be issued by the institution and must remain sealed. Official paper transcripts can be submitted by mail and electronic transcripts by email or by the institution’s transcript ordering site. International applicants should see the international section for exceptions.
Colleges that require an official transcript:
Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions
College of The Arts
College of Education and Human Development
Institute for Biomedical Sciences (including the MIS; Biomedical Enterprise)
School of Public Health
Mailing Address (U.S. Postal Service)
Office of Admissions – Graduate Programs
Delivery Address (FedEx, DHL, UPS)
Office of Admissions – Graduate Programs
Submission of Electronic Transcripts:
Electronic transcripts must be submitted directly from the institution by email or through the use of a transcript ordering site:
Email: [email protected]
Unofficial (Copies of Official University) Transcripts
If your program is in one of the colleges or schools listed below you have the option to submit official or unofficial transcripts for review and admission purposes. If subsequently admitted, you will be required to submit official transcripts using the process above. Applicants should contact the graduate program they are interested in to obtain specific admission requirements. Applications can be submitted prior to completing an entrance exam. Application materials, including transcripts, must be received by the application deadline. You can log into your online application to track the receipt of materials at any time.
Colleges that accept unofficial transcripts:
Unofficial transcripts are defined as copies of official university transcripts. Requirements for submitting unofficial (copies of official university) transcripts for review and admission purposes:
Submissions must be copies of official university transcripts uploaded directly to the Academic History section of the application. Copies of the following are acceptable:
- A hard-copy (paper) official transcript issued by the university
- An electronic (digital) official transcript issued by the university
Copies of official university transcripts must be completely legible and include:
- Your name and the institution’s name.
- One or more of the following features: registrar’s seal, registrar’s signature or watermark of the institution.
- Your current term of study if you are currently enrolled in a program.
- Degree awarded and degree conferral date if applicable.
- The diploma or degree certificate page if the degree is listed separately.
- The entire transcript – do not omit pages. If available, include one copy of the grading scale and/or definitions page typically listed on the back of domestic transcripts.
- A notarized translation of a non-English transcript and the original transcript
International credentials must meet all of the requirements listed in the International Applicants section.
The following documents are not accepted. Uploading these documents will significantly delay (or prevent) the review of your application:
- Self-printed academic histories
- Web-based academic evaluations
- Anything hand-written
- Documents that are password-protected or contain macros
- Unclear, illegible copies
We reserve the right to accept or reject submissions based on any criteria listed here or submissions that would hinder application review.