Apply to Graduate School
Pursue a graduate degree at Illinois State.
Before You Begin
Graduate Admission Requirements
To be considered for graduate school at Illinois State, you’ll need a four-year bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a college or university that is accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting association.View all graduate admission requirements
Application deadlines vary. Select your program from our list of options to view deadlines and other program-specific information.Find your program’s deadline
Apply to Your Program
Many graduate programs at Illinois State use a Centralized Application Service. This lets you fill out one application and apply to multiple schools.
- Summer 2023
- Fall 2023
Some graduate programs have their own unique applications.
Apply to the Master’s of Athletic Training program through the Athletic Training Centralized Application Service (ATCAS).Apply for Summer 2023
Apply to the Doctorate of Audiology program through the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS).Apply for Fall 2023
Apply to any Illinois State College of Business graduate program through the Business Centralized Application Service (BusinessCAS).Apply for Summer 2023
Apply for Fall 2023
Apply to the Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology program through the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS).Apply for Summer 2023
General Graduate Application
Apply to all other Illinois State graduate programs through the Graduate Centralized Application Service (GradCAS).
This new application platform lets you apply to an Illinois State graduate program starting for Summer 2023 and beyond.Apply for Summer 2023
Apply for Fall 2023
Attend Illinois State as a Visiting Graduate Student
As a non-degree seeking student, you can apply to the University using the general Illinois State application.
Apply as a visiting student Learn more about becoming a visiting student
Get Ready to be a Graduate Student
Once you’re admitted to Illinois State, you’ll have lots of resources and support to help you succeed as a graduate student.