Summary of Admissions Procedure and Documents

Application to the Graduate Program is made through our online system. Below is a summary of the documents required for admission and to which office they should be submitted.

For US Citizens and Permanent Residents

Items NeededAction Required
Application for Graduate Study These should be submitted through the online system.
$50.00 Application Fee
Letter of Intent Guidelines
Three Letters of Recommendation

Recommenders submit these electronically through our application system.

NOTE: Online submission of letters is required; no hard copies will be accepted.

Official Transcript from EACH Institution you have attended Official copies should be sent to:
Office of Admissions
MSC11 6305
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131
General GRE Scores Official scores should be submitted to UNM, Institution Code 4845, directly from the testing service (ets.org)

For International Students

Items NeededAction Required
Application for Graduate Study These should be submitted through the online system.
$50.00 Application Fee
Letter of Intent Guidelines
Three Letters of Recommendation

Recommenders submit these electronically through our application system.

NOTE: Online submission of letters is required; no hard copies will be accepted.

Official academic transcripts and any required translations

For specific requirements, visit geo.unm.edu.
Official copies should be sent to:
International Admissions
Global Education Office (GEO)
MSC06 3850
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Financial Responsibility Form and Official Bank Statements (Required if you are not receiving full funding from our department)
Evidence of English language proficiency For specific requirements, visit geo.unm.edu. Official scores should be submitted to UNM, directly from the testing service.
General GRE Scores Official scores should be submitted to UNM, Institution Code 4845, directly from the testing service (ets.org)