Graduate Studies programs at St. Mary’s University are dedicated to equipping students with an advanced academic degree, which is becoming increasingly essential in both the public and private sectors. Here, esteemed faculty work closely with a select number of students to help cultivate their intellectual growth and professional preparedness.
Most programs require applicants to submit the following materials to be considered for admission. Some programs also require a personal essay or an interview with the program director. For specific information on graduate studies admission procedures, view the admission requirements for each program or contact a graduate studies admission specialist at 210-436-3101 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A complete application includes:
Test scores are valid for five years after the test date. Tests may be waived for students who already have a graduate degree. The appropriate test should be taken before registration; however, for some degree programs, tests may be taken during the first semester of enrollment, with continued enrollment contingent upon test results.
The graduate programs at St. Mary’s University run on a rolling basis for each academic term (fall, spring, and summer) and students are encouraged to submit their application by the preferred dates below for each entry term.
Students applying for the Ph.D. program in Counselor Education and Supervision, however, must submit their application for consideration by February 1.
July 1: fall term
November 15: spring term
April 1: summer term
February 15: FAFSA priority deadline
Submit the FAFSA to ensure results are received by St. Mary’s prior to our financial assistance priority deadline. St. Mary’s FAFSA code is 003623.
March 31: Financial assistance priority deadline
Submit the Application for Graduate Admission by this date to be given priority consideration for financial assistance (need-based financial aid).