Application Submission Procedures: Domestic Applicants

  1. Confirm that you are a domestic applicant.

    You are a domestic applicant if you:

    If you do not meet these requirements, you may need to apply as an international applicant.

    • Are a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States
    • Have been granted asylee, refugee or paroled in the public interest status by the United States government
    • Are in the United States in an undocumented or DACAmented status
  2. Complete and submit the University of Oregon online application.

    This is the universal portion of the application for graduate studies—it is required of every applicant, regardless of their field or program of study. Access to the University of Oregon online application will be provided through the website of the program to which you are applying. If you need help locating or accessing the UO online application, please contact the department(s) that you are interested in applying to.

    Applicants may apply to multiple programs per term. If you choose to apply to multiple programs, you must create a new UO application account and submit a new application for each program.

  3. Complete and submit all additional materials required by the department or program.

    Each department or program at the University of Oregon establishes its own set of additional requirements and procedures for admission to the Divsion of Graduate Studies. For most programs, the departmental portion of the application is included as part of the University of Oregon application. Check with the program for their list of required application materials, submission procedures, and deadlines.

  4. Submit unofficial transcript(s) as part of your online application. 

    More information is available here.

  5. Submit documentation of English language proficiency.

    Students for whom English is not a native/primary language have three options for demonstrating English language proficiency.

  6. If offered admission, submit official transcripts from all institutions where you earned a Bachelor's degree or higher. 

         More information is available here.