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Applicant Checklist


The Application Guidelines are your guide to everything you need to know about our Graduate Student Application process. This page will answer questions about the materials needed to be submitted with your application and provide helpful links to additional resources.

  • The APPLICANT is responsible for the completed application.
  • ALL application materials should be submitted online.
  • ALL letters of recommendation should be submitted through our online application system. Letters of recommendation should not be mailed to Rackham.
  • Official transcripts should be submitted online to Rackham. Online submissions are preferred.

GRE: The GRE is not required for any subfields. Rackham Graduate School has ended the use of the GRE general test in its Ph.D. admissions, beginning with the 2022–2023 admissions cycle. 

For more information regarding testing, visit Rackham's website.

Questions?  Contact us at

Application Materials