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Be sure to review the admissions information for both the university (step 1) and for your program (step 2). Most programs build upon the core requirements established by the university.

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Returning Applicants

Completed application due:
December 1, 2017

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Part 1: Apply to Graduate School

The Graduate School handles admission for all graduate programs at the University of Georgia, including those in the College of Education. The Graduate School website contains important details about the application process, orientation, and many other useful links to guide you through the process of attending UGA at the graduate level.

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Most programs have additional requirements* beyond the Grad School application. Review Part 2: Apply to Program for admissions information specific to the PhD in Counseling and Student Personnel Services (Gwinnett Campus).

*For example, you may need to schedule an interview and/or submit additional documents such as writing samples, a CV or resume, or a statement of purpose. Some programs require an official transcript, not just the unofficial transcript as required by the University.

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Part 2: Apply to Program

For the PhD in Counseling and Student Personnel Services (Gwinnett Campus)

To apply, submit the following:

  • Graduate School application
  • Send GRE scores to Graduate Admissions via ETS; ETS code for UGA is 5813. No departmental code is required.
  • TOEFL or IELTS¬†Applicants from non-English speaking country only
  • Official transcripts Native language and English for international applicants
  • Statement of purpose
  • Curriculum vita/Resume
  • 3 letters of recommendation

Admission is based on the following:

  • Undergraduate and graduate academic achievement
  • References
  • Send GRE scores to Graduate Admissions via ETS; ETS code for UGA is 5813. No departmental code is required.
  • Professional contributions to the field
  • Quality and extent of professional work experience
  • Personal goal compatibility with program goals
  • Potential for success as a professional scholar/practitioner
  • Demonstrated commitment to the field

Applicants must have completed a master's degree from accredited universities.

Applications to the program are due by December 1st each year.

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