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The Graduate College Handbook

for students, faculty and staff – August 2017

B. Non-Degree Applicants

Applicants may seek admission to the University of Illinois as a non-degree seeking student in one of two ways:

  1. Non-degree admission to the Graduate College, no program assigned:
    • Available for all terms,
    • No department approval,
    • *Bachelor’s degree verification within first term of enrollment
    • *Application Fee

Non-degree admission to a graduate program:

  • Available for all terms,
  • With department approval,
  • *Bachelor’s degree verification within first term of enrollment
  • *Application Fee

*Note: These conditions do not apply to international exchange students.

Approved March 1, 2010; Effective Summer 2010