Take your academic career to the next level

Are you ready to get a leg up in your career or do you want an even deeper understanding of your discipline? Continue your education and pursue a graduate degree in our personalized, student-focused programs at UW-Platteville.

Application Process

To apply to UW-Platteville as a graduate student pursuing a degree on campus, please submit the following:

If you are looking to pursue your graduate degree online, please complete the online application process.

You do not need to take the GRE or GMAT exams to apply to UW-Platteville graduate school programs.

To ensure an admission decision for the semester you intend to start on your degree, you'll want to submit your application and supporting materials by:

Entry Term Recommended Deadline
Fall July 15
Spring December 1
Summer April 15


Transfer Credits

If you have previously taken graduate courses and would like to have them considered for transfer to a UW-Platteville graduate program, submit your official transcripts for all institutions attended where graduate credit was earned to: 

School of Graduate Studies
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818-3099

A maximum of 12 credits may be transferred into a graduate program. Only courses where a “B-” or higher was earned will be accepted.

Admission Guidelines

To be accepted into a graduate program on campus, you will need to have earned a bachelor's degree from a nationally or regionally accredited institution recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (2.90 on the last 60 credits from the degree granting institution). International degrees will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Non-Degree Seeking Special Students

If you’re not ready to pursue a full master's degree but wish to take graduate courses you may be able to register as a special student. To be considered for special student status, you will need to have earned a bachelor’s degree from a nationally or regionally accredited institution recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. 

You may later be considered for admission into a graduate degree program if you maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher and all other admission requirements are met. You can apply using the graduate registration form.