Quick Admit: College of Arts & Sciences

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The College of Arts & Sciences (A&S) is offering expedited graduate admissions for eligible UA seniors applying to Summer and Fall 2020 terms. Students who meet GPA requirements are eligible for expedited review and may be eligible for automatic admission.

The Quick Admit Program is open to eligible May and August 2020 A&S graduates wishing to pursue a master’s degree in the same program as their undergraduate major, unless otherwise noted.

Application Requirement Waivers

  • Application fee
  • Statement of Purpose (SOP)*
  • Letters of recommendation
  • GRE

*Some programs may require a SOP or other supporting documents. See program details below.

Requisite GPA

  • 3.25+ qualifies for automatic admission to select programs and expedited review for all programs
  • 3.0-3.24 qualifies for expedited application review

Students from a different undergraduate major may apply to an A&S graduate program through the standard admission routes. The GRE requirement and application fee are waived for all Fall 2020 A&S applicants, regardless of undergraduate major or GPA.

View program details and GPA requirements below.


Program Program Restrictions GPA 3.25+ GPA 3.0-3.24

American Studies MA

Any undergraduate A&S major

 

Expedited Review

Expedited Review

Art History MA

 

Undergraduate major is Art History

Automatic

Expedited Review

Geography MS

Undergraduate major is Geography and Environmental Science or New College with Environmental Studies minor

Automatic Admission

Expedited Review

History MA

Undergraduate major is History

Expedited Review

Required: Faculty references, SOP and writing sample

Expedited Review

Required: Faculty references, SOP and writing sample

Math MA

Undergraduate major is Math

Expedited Review

Expedited Review

Music MM

Undergraduate degree is Music Education (BM or BS)

Automatic Admission

Expedited Review

Theatre MFA 

(Arts Management concentration)

Undergraduate major is Theatre

Expedited Review

Required: Email (1) research writing sample and (1) creative writing sample directly to Dominic Yeager at dmyeager@ua.edu

Expedited Review

Required: Email (1) research writing sample and (1) creative writing sample directly to Dominic Yeager at dmyeager@ua.edu

Theatre MFA 

(Costume Design & Production concentration)

Undergraduate major is Theatre

Expedited Review

Required: Email portfolio directly to Donna Meester at dmeester@ua.edu

Expedited Review

Required: Email portfolio directly to Donna Meester at dmeester@ua.edu

Women’s Studies MA

(Department of Gender & Race)

Undergraduate major is African American Studies

Automatic Admission

Expedited Review

 

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