Admissions to Graduate School, which permits enrollment in classes, is not equivalent to admissions for a specific graduate degree program or certificate. Individuals interested in pursuing a graduate degree or certificate at Fairmont State University may apply for admissions online. All application material should be received by the Office of Admissions at least two weeks prior to the beginning of the semester in which the student wishes to register.
Individuals seeking admission to Fairmont State must have completed a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution or be in the final semester before degree completion. All degree-seeking applicants must:
In addition to General Admission requirements, the application must meet the minimum admission standard criteria determined by the individual graduate program. Application materials for individual graduate programs may include, but are not limited to:
We recommend you visit the specific graduate program to view their admission requirements and timelines and contact the program director with specific questions.
A non-degree applicant is a student with at least a bachelor’s degree who would like to take graduate level courses, but are not seeking and/or not eligible to not pursue a graduate degree or graduate certificate at Fairmont State. Non-degree students take graduate level courses for a number of reasons, including:
To apply, non-degree students must:
Note: Admission as a non-degree student does not guarantee admission to a graduate degree program.
Contact a student service representative at 304-367-4141 or 1-800-641-5678
Fairmont State offers a high-quality master’s program at an affordable cost.