Application – Domestic

Any domestic applicant must submit the following documents

Click here Application (Please note: Only applications for fall, spring, and summer 2015-16 will be accepted through this link. The new Graduate School application which will be for fall 2016-17 and beyond will be available late July.)

There is no application fee.

*Please note: If you have problems submitting the online application, please contact or 501-686-5454 with your name and error message.

    • Communication Sciences and  Disorders Master of Science Applicants:  Please contact Dr. Kathy Shapley for application instructions.
    • Genetic Counseling Applicants:  Please contact Ms. Lori Dean for application instructions.

Statement of Purpose


Official transcripts from each university attended even if listed as transfer credit on another transcript. The Graduate School requires a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 2.70 (A=4.00) or better on all undergraduate coursework attempted at a regionally accredited institution of higher education is required (regardless of any modifications to the academic record by the undergraduate institution on the basis of academic clemency or grade forgiveness policies). The UAMS Graduate School does not have a forgiveness policy for evaluation of transcripts. However; should an applicant fail to meet this requirement, the program may petition on behalf of the applicant the Dean of the Graduate School to consider an exception to this requirement. Any decisions by the Dean to grant exceptions will be considered on a case by case basis.

GRE scores must be sent directly to UAMS by the Educational Testing Service. A photocopy of the scores sent to the student, who in turn forwards the scores to UAMS is not sufficient. No action will be taken on an application containing a photocopied test score. There is no exception to this policy. The code for the UAMS Graduate School is 6901. If selecting by institution name, please select U AR Med Sci Graduate School

Three letters of recommendation (Please note: Two programs require letters to be filled out on specific forms- Pharmaceutical Evaluation Policy track of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Nursing Ph.D. Please click on the names of these programs to access the recommendation forms.

Each program may require additional materials (including essays). Please check with each program for requirements not listed above.

Please submit all application documents to the following address:

 UAMS Graduate School
4301 W. Markham Slot 601
Little Rock, AR 72205

The following application documents may be submitted by email to:

      • CV
      • Statement of Purpose
      • Letters of recommendation directly from recommender

It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure all application materials have been received by the Graduate School.  Please contact  to confirm receipt of transcripts, letters of recommendation, affidavits of support (if required), GRE/ TOEFL scores, or other documents required by the program.

All admission decisions are communicated in writing by the Dean of the Graduate School.  The Graduate School cannot communicate admission decisions via email or phone calls.

For questions regarding residency status, please review the UAMS Student Residency Policy.