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Application Deadlines 

For full consideration for university and college level fellowships and graduate assistantships, PhD and MA applicants should upload all application material by:

December 1  For PhD Applicants.

For information about PhD admissions requirements, go here

For PhD application instructions, go here

Please make sure to read both sets of requirements before you prepare your application materials.

December 15 For MA applicants requesting financial support;
April 1  For MA applicants wishing to enroll without financial support:

For information about MA admissions requirements, go here

For MA application instructions, go here

Please make sure to read both sets of requirements before you prepare your application materials.

The graduate programs in Rhetoric and Writing do not require or use GRE scores for admission purposes.

International applicants are advised to complete the application as early as possible to allow time for processing of visas and other documents. See  http://grad.msu.edu/apply/ for additional information.

Admissions decisions are made by the WRAC Rhetoric and Writing Graduate Advisory Committee.