Applying for Graduate Study

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General UW-Stout Graduate Studies Application Process

All prospective students must follow a standard application processes which includes a general application for graduate study at UW-Stout.  Information is available on the Graduate Studies website.

Additional Application Requirements

To apply, prospective students must also submit:

The Marriage and Family Therapy program only accepts full-time students. To be admitted with full status you must:

  • Hold an appropriate bachelor's degree from an accredited college
  • Have an overall grade point average of at least 2.75

Applicants are strongly advised to complete the admissions process prior to February 1, later applicants will be considered on a space available basis. 

Background Check: Applicants accepted into the program will be required to complete a criminal background check. A background check is not required to apply to the program.


Paying for Graduate School

For information on tuition and links to financial aid opportunities (including minority and disadvantaged students -- Advanced Opportunity Program, AOP), go to the Paying for Graduate Studies page. Aid for multicultural students is also available.