Graduate School Evaluation Factors

As you look ahead toward graduate school, it is helpful to know how you will be evaluated for acceptance into a program.  Your admission will likely be decided by an admissions committee made up of faculty members.  This list below shows the primary factors the committee will evaluate you and other candidates on.

Eval Factors Checklist

The committee will use the following to make their decision:

Degree(s) Earned*
Grade Point Average (GPA)*
Transcript(s)
Standardized Entrance Examination Test Scores (GRE, GMAT, MCATs or LSATs)
TOEFL or IELTS Scores
Statement of Purpose
Letters of Recommendation
Publications and Presentations*
Research Experience (REU & SRO)*
Work Experience*
Extracurricular Activities*

* This information will be summarized in your curriculum vita or resume.