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Before preparing your application, please review the requirements for degree seeking studentsnon-degree seeking students and program-specific application requirements. To be assured of admission consideration, applicants should submit applications and all supporting documents one to two months before the semester they wish to enter. Students may complete the graduate application by submitting an online application below, or printing, completing, and mailing our paper application.

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Fall Semester is August - December
Winter Semester is January- April
Spring/Summer Semester is May-August 

*Grand Valley State University is committed to assisting all members of our community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the Grand Valley State University Police Department website. If you would like to receive a printed copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, you can stop by the Facilities Service Building or you can request a copy be mailed to you by calling (616)-331-3255. The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures, and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. The report also contains information about crime data for three previous calendar years. Statistics include reported crimes that occurred on the campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by GVSU and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This information is required by law and is provided by the Grand Valley State University Police Department.  

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