PhD program application process

 

International applicants: please see the additional application requirements for international scholars.


Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: Applications for fall semester of the following calendar year must be paid, submitted and received by the department no later than January 2nd of the preceding spring semester to be considered for admission.  Applicants who wish to be considered for department, college, and University fellowships should ensure that all application materials (including recommendation letters and transcripts) are received by January 2nd, and are strongly encouraged to email the CMSE graduate director to inform them that they wish to be considered for such fellowships.

Spring Semester: Applications for spring semester of the following calendar year must be paid, submitted and received by the department no later than August 1st of the preceding summer semester to be considered for admission.


Application Materials

The materials required for the CMSE PhD program as well as instructions for submitting these materials can be found here.  International scholars have additional requirements, which can be found here.  Please direct any questions or concerns to cmsegrad@msu.edu or call +1-517-432-0168.