Your Starting Point for Augusta University Graduate Study

Whether you want to work toward a degree in biomedical sciences, business, education, health care, medical illustration or public service, we have a graduate program that fits your needs.

Designed to prepare the next generation of leaders in their perspective fields, our programs foster discovery, excellence, interdisciplinary study, innovation, communication and collaboration.

Our students are a diverse population of talented and motivated individuals from across Georgia and around the world, attracted to our programs by their desire for an excellent educational experience and chance to make a difference.

Our faculty are committed to graduate education and professional training. Students consider our faculty as role models, mentors, educators, experts, leaders and friends. Top quality education, hands-on training and skill-building experiences are key pieces to a successful graduate education and our programs offer this and more.

We invite you to explore the many opportunities offered by our graduate programs.

The instructions below do not apply to individuals who wish to apply to the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program or any Nursing Program.  

Application Process

Before You Begin

Online Application

Use the online application for all graduate degree programs except Doctor of Physical Therapy and all Nursing programs. Complete all parts that pertain to you. 

Instructions for Completing the Application

  1. Follow carefully the instructions for completing each portion of the application. A final admissions decision cannot be made until your complete application is received. All sections must be completed prior to submission of your application.

  2. Be sure your email address is correct, as we will use e-mail for most communications throughout the admissions process.

  3. Be sure to complete Part IV, Classification for Tuition and Admission Purposes. If your classification (in-state vs. out-of-state) should come into question, you will be asked to submit additional documentation to support this status

  4. Early submission of all application materials is strongly encouraged. Deadlines for completed applications and submission of all supporting materials and documentation are indicated below. Application and supporting materials received after the deadlines below will be considered on a space-available basis only. If the deadline listed below has expired, please check the admissions website for possible extension information.

  5. Answer all questions and submit the application. Before submitting your application, you may use the Print Screen key on your computer to print each page. After submission, you should print a copy for your records for future reference.

  6. Applicants to the Physician Assistant program must give careful attention to the instructions for completing Part V, Listing of Planned Prerequisite Courses.

Application Fee

The $55 non-refundable application fee must be paid online with an electronic check or credit/debit card. Once payment is authorized, your application is on its way to Augusta University, and you can no longer make changes to it.

Upon receipt of your electronic application, a confirmation email will be generated and sent to the email address you provided. The receipt of your application will automatically generate an applicant account in our student information system. Once you have received this confirmation email, please proceed by submitting your supporting documentation.


Additional Documentation Requirements

In addition to your complete application, the following must also be submitted by the application deadline to be considered.

Official Transcripts

Please provide official transcripts from EACH college and university attended. This includes any transient courses, joint enrollment, and transfer work. Transcripts should be mailed to Augusta University's OAA directly from the Registrar's office of the institution.

Applicants may also deliver or mail official transcripts to Augusta University's OAA if the transcript remains in the original, unopened, sealed and stamped/signed envelope from the Registrar's office at the institution. Alternatively, Augusta University will accept official electronic transcripts from the registrar's office at your prior institution.

Electronic transcripts should be directed to


These references are required. The individuals you indicate as references on your application will be sent an email with instructions for completing the online reference form.

Online submission is required. An applicant wishing to change a reference after the application has been submitted must log into his/her CollegeNet account and change the name and contact information for the reference.

If you have any problems, please contact an admissions counselor at 706-737-1524. 

Note to Applicant:

Please notify individuals you are using as a reference that:

  1. they will receive an email from CollegeNet with a link to and directions on how to access the online reference,
  2. the email is often directed to junk mail, so please check junk mail,
  3. the email sender will be: with the subject heading: CollegeNET Letters of Recommendation reminder for applicants name. So please do not mistake for spam and
  4. If your reference does not receive the notification e-mail please contact the Office of Academic Admissions at 706-737-1632 for assistance or e-mail us at

GRE Scores

Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores sent directly to the Office of Academic Admissions by the Educational Testing Service. Miller Analogy Test (MAT) scores may be substituted for GRE scores in master's nursing programs, with the exception of Nursing Anesthesia. All scores must be less than five years old.

  • The Augusta University institution code is 5406 for GRE scores, or 1108 for MAT scores. DO NOT list a department code.
  • For GRE registration materials and location of centers, you may: visit; or contact the Educational Testing Service at P.O. Box 6000, Princeton, NJ 08541-6000, Telephone 609-771-7670.


International Applicants must also submit the following:

TOEFL Scores

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores, if your first language is not English. A minimum score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 79 (Internet-based) is strongly recommended.

Please note, some programs require a TOEFL score higher then the minimum. For example, the Nursing PhD program require a score of at least 600. Please refer to the admissions website for more program specific details.

TOEFL scores must be less than two years old.

Contact TOEFL/Educational Testing Service, P.O. Box 6155, Princeton, NJ 08541-6155, USA

Verification of Transcripts

Verification of transcripts from foreign colleges and universities by an approved transcript evaluation service. 

Documentation of Personal Funds

If accepted, international students must submit documentation of personal funds before a Form I-20 Certificate of Eligibility can be issued.