Candidates requesting consideration for admission to the Master of Arts program in Indigenous Studies must complete the online application through the Office of Graduate Studies. Applicants should upload the supporting application documents listed below to the online application. There is no need to send copies of application materials directly to the Indigenous Studies Program.
The Indigenous Studies Program accepts students on a rolling admissions basis. Students may apply to be admitted for either the fall or spring semesters. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by April 1 for the fall semester and by October 1 for the spring semester.
- GRE verbal and analytical writing scores
- Transcript(s) from undergraduate or graduate institution(s) you have attended The Office of Graduate Studies requires a minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA for admission
Applicants can upload an unofficial, electronic copy of their transcripts with the application form
- Writing sample of at least 10 pages
- 5-page personal statement explaining how a Master's degree in Indigenous Studies will benefit you and why you will successfully complete the degree
- Three letters of recommendation
Applicants can upload their writing samples and statements as part of the application.
The letter of recommendation system works on the contact information provided by the applicant at the time of application