Prospective Graduate Students
If you have all your supporting documentation (listed in Step 2 below) and are ready to pay the non-refundable application fee, you can apply directly for full admission through the ISU Admissions website. We recommend you contact your program of interest for details on application due dates.
Proceed to the ISU Admissions website, create an account, and complete the free pre-application.
You will be asked to provide your profile, grades, area of interest, undergraduate major and institution, 500-word statement of purpose, and a few other basic items.
Your department of interest will then review your file within 2-3 weeks, and if preliminarily qualified, recommend you move forward to Step 2.
Complete the full application, which requires letters of recommendation, transcripts, English proficiency scores (for international applicants), application fee*, and statement of purpose so that the department can make a detailed review of your credentials.
Act now! Departments are reviewing applications continuously.
*The nonrefundable application fee for domestic students (U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, refugees, asylees, DACA or undocumented) is $60. The nonrefundable application fee for international applicants is $100.