Standard Graduate School Application Requirements

Standard Graduate School Application Requirements


Graduate Application

Admission Questions?
Contact Graduate Studies 570-389-4015

Application Fee

  • The online application requires a non-refundable application fee of $35 for United States applicants/$60 for International applicants that will be paid online at the end of the electronic application via credit card. The application cannot be submitted without payment.
  • Non-Degree/Act 48 Graduate Applicants must send the $35 application fee via check or money order (made payable to Bloomsburg University) along with the paper application (link above) to The Office of Graduate Admissions.

Official Undergraduate Transcripts, Graduate Transcripts and Additional Requirements

Application materials may be mailed to The Office of Graduate Admissions at the address below or submitted electronically via

  • Note: If you are submitting application materials electronically, they MUST be in .PDF format (The Office of Graduate Admissions will not accept .jpeg, Google Docs, Word Documents, or a picture of the document); if materials are received outside of the required format, they cannot be accepted and will be returned to the applicant.
  • If Letters of Recommendation are being submitted electronically to, the letter MUST be a scanned copy of the signed PDF letter you received from the recommender OR must come directly from the recommender in PDF format.

Transcripts should indicate degree granted and be sent directly to The Office of Graduate Admissions from your respective institution. The transcript must be issued directly to Bloomsburg University (it cannot be issued to student).

If sent to the student, the transcript should be delivered to The Office of Graduate Admissions in a sealed envelope from the institution.

Bloomsburg University Graduates DO NOT need to submit a BU transcript.

Admission Information:

The entrance requirements to a Masters, Doctoral, or Certificate program at Bloomsburg University vary according to program. However, the minimum requirements for applicants include a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university or the equivalent degree from a foreign institution AND a minimum undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Students with a GPA of 2.7 – 2.99 will be considered for provisional acceptance.

Program additional requirements should be submitted upon the receipt of your application. When applying please allow sufficient time for your application materials (including test results) to be received by the Graduate Office and updated on your MyHusky To Do List. Files will not be forwarded for review until ALL application materials are received.

Programs with Rolling Admission: Application files must be complete at least two weeks prior to the start of the semester in which a student is applying.

Although the Summer Semester is broken into three sessions (two that begin on the first day of the semester and one that begins six weeks into the semester), the Summer Semester is a Semester. Anyone applying for the Summer Semester must have a COMPLETE application packet and be accepted into a program prior to the first day of the Summer Semester.

Mailing Address:
Office of Graduate Admissions
50 East Main Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815-13031

Contact Information:
Office of Graduate Admissions
Phone: 570-389-4015