Frequently Asked Questions
About Our Program
What is the typical course load for a first-year student?
What are the opportunities for FTVM grad students to teach?
About Your Application
When is the application deadline?
What role does Rackham have in the admissions process?
What is the minimum GPA requirement for admission to the graduate program?
What kind of writing samples are required in my application?
How many pages should my writing samples be, and how should they be uploaded into the application?
How will I know if my application and supporting documents have been received?
When will admissions decisions be made?
How long does it take to get a Ph.D. at Michigan?
Does the University have a graduate student union?
Are international students eligible for fellowship aid?
Where can I find information on housing?