International Student Services
Welcome to International Student Services Graduate Admission website. Bowling Green State University offers a wide variety of well-respected graduate programs to suit many different interests and career paths.
Master’s, Doctoral and Certificate Program Applications
Applicants must have graduated with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university or complete the degree prior to enrollment. Students are advised to apply at least six months in advance for admission. International students should allow more time for the application process. All credentials submitted to BGSU become the property of BGSU and will not be released.
Once you are admitted to BGSU, we will require the following documents prior to issuing immigration packets.
Transfer Students: All F-1 students transferring from a SEVIS certified institution must complete and submit a BGSU Transfer Eligibility Form (PDF)
Note: All of the credentials indicated above must be official documents in the English language. Official documents must be the original documents, notarized copies, or official English translations with the official seal or stamp of the notary or the English translator on each document. We cannot accept photocopies or documents marked "Issued to Student".
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While the application process requires the documents listed above, individual programs may have more requirements. Graduate programs also have different deadlines, so it is best to contact the department directly as to when applications will be evaluated. Please remember that as an international student, applicant materials should be sent directly to International Student Services for admission review:
The above documents are in PDF format, which requires Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download.
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