Graduate Studies Admission Process
CCSU School of Graduate Studies

Graduate Admissions

Central Connecticut State University welcomes advanced level applicants from a broad range of abilities, interests and backgrounds to Graduate Studies. Students are admitted to either full-time study (9 hours or more) or part-time study (8 hours or less). Applications are accepted for both the fall and spring semesters. In addition, some programs also offer summer matriculation for students. International applicants should also be aware of their additional requirements for admission (click here to see). 

First, to help us serve you better, please tell us more about yourself and your interest in graduate studies by using the Request Information button.


Application Checklist

Step 1: Submit the Application Form

Complete your graduate admissions application online. Errors, omissions, or missing transcripts will delay the processing of your file.
Submit the $50.00 application fee with your online application (This fee is non-refundable).
Click here to submit the Graduate Application Form

Step 2: Submit your Official Transcripts

Contact all previous institutions you've attended and request that an official transcript be sent directly to the CCSU Graduate Recruitment and Admissions Office. This includes transcripts for courses taken and transferred to another institution.
Click here for more information

Step 3: Check for Program Specific Admissions Requirements

Some programs have specific admissions requirements that may need to be submitted with your application. 
Click here for a list of programs with additional admissions requirements

Step 4: Copy of Green Card, VISA, or Passport  (Not applicable to U.S. Citizens)

Green Card holders are to send a photocopy of the front and back of the green card or proof of eligible non-citizenship to the graduate recruitment and admissions office. International applicants with a current VISA or Passport are to send a copy to the graduate recruitment and admissions office. International applicants should also be aware of their additional requirements for admission.
Click here for additional admissions requirements for international applicants