Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Qualified applicants should meet the following program requirements:
- 3.0 grade point average (4.0 scale) on the last 60 semester hours completed at a college or university
- 45th percentile on the verbal portion of the GRE or GMAT
- 45th percentile on the quantitative portion of the GRE or GMAT
International applicants must also meet one of the following requirements:
- TOEFL: 213 Computer / 79 Internet
- IELTS score of 6.0 (and a minimum score of 5 on each subscale)
- PTE Academic score of 53
If a grade point average or GRE/GMAT score falls below the minimum requirements, work experience may also be considered after Spring 2016. However, work experience will generally NOT be sufficient to overcome exceedingly low scores or having both quantitative and verbal GRE/GMAT scores below the minimum requirements. Please visit http://rgs.usu.edu/gradguide/htm/apply for more details and international student requirements.
Transcripts accumulated on one record are not acceptable. Transcripts submitted as application credentials become the property of the School of Graduate Studies and will not be returned to the applicant.
GRE/GMAT quantitative: 60th percentile
GRE/GMAT verbal: 41th percentile
Grade point average: 3.51 (4.0 scale)
International Student Deadlines:
May 15 for a fall semester start.
Highly qualified applicants may be considered for a spring semester start, but all application materials must be received by 1 October.
Domestic Student Preferred Deadline:
July 1 for a fall semester start and November 1 for a spring semester start.
For domestic students, applications may be accepted until all program seats are filled.
Yes, funding is available in the form of assistantships, scholarships, and waivers. All students admitted by 1 March are considered for funding. Scholarships and assistantships are competitive and awarded based on test scores and grades. Information about waivers may be found on our Tuition/Financial Aid webpage.
No additional applications are required to be considered for funding; your admission information will be sufficient.
Other (non-departmental) financial aid options are offered through FAFSA. Please contact the USU Financial Aid Office, firstname.lastname@example.org, 435-797-0173, for more information.