GRE/GMAT Waiver FAQS

Due to COVID-19, BGSU is temporarily waiving the GRE and GMAT requirements for all applicants to any of the University’s graduate certificate and master’s degree programs through fall 2021.

 

Graduate application fees for new domestic applicants are also being waived through fall 2021.

Due to the global impact of the novel coronavirus, BGSU is waiving the GRE and GMAT test requirements to make the application process easier for students wanting to pursue graduate education.

GRE/GMAT: The test requirement for the GRE/GMAT has been waived for all graduate certificates and master’s degree programs. 

TOEFL/IELTS: The language proficiency requirement has not been waived, but BGSU will temporarily accept the Duolingo English Test.

OAE/PRAXIS: The test requirement for the OAE/PRAXIS has been waived for all graduate certificates and master’s degree programs requiring those exams.

This test waiver applies to all domestic and international applicants seeking admission graduate certificate and master’s degree programs through fall 2021.  

No. Current applications will have the test requirement waived. Applicants who have completed the GRE/GMAT are still encouraged to provide scores, as they could be beneficial during the application review process.

Yes. If submitted, GRE/GMAT test scores will be taken into consideration as part of our holistic review process. However, if you choose not to submit them, you will not be penalized and will be considered for admission just the same as students who do submit scores.  

This change will have no negative affect on your status. If this change benefits your application, you will be contacted by the Office of Graduate Admission.  

Online Courses: We offer many graduate courses online that you can take now before enrolling in coursework on campus. For more information, contact our office.

Admission Deferral: You can choose to defer your graduate studies for up to one year with the approval of your academic department. This is a good option if you would like to enroll in a program that does not offer online courses. If you are interested in an admission deferral, please email the Office of Graduate Admission gradapply@bgsu.edu.

Yes. Please take advantage of this opportunity and submit your application now.

If you have any additional questions about an existing application or graduate education at Bowling Green State University, please contact the Office of Graduate Admission gradapply@bgsu.edu.

The language proficiency requirement has not been waived, but BGSU will temporarily accept the Duolingo English Test.