The Laney Graduate School Application for Admission

  • Applications for degree programs are currently closed.  Applications for fall 2020 admission will open in early September. 
  • The non-degree application for fall 2019 is currently open.

To apply, you need:

  • Files ready to be uploaded: a resume/cv, a statement of purpose, one or more scanned transcript(s), and a writing sample (if applicable).  You can upload .pdf, .doc, .docx, .txt, .rtf, .jpg and .tif files. 
  • If test scores are required by the program you are applying to, then it helps if you provide registration numbers for standardized tests (GRE and, if applicable, GMAT and TOEFL) -- if you have registered for them. 
  • Contact information for your recommenders: emails, phone numbers and mailing addresses.

As you complete your application:

  • You will be able to save a partially completed application and return to it later.
  • You can always click on links to this page or to the Applyweb Helpline.

Requirements and Instructions

  • The Laney Graduate School application requirements are on our Requirements page.
  • Program specific requirements and deadlines are on each program's website; helpful links are at the bottom of our Requirements page.  

Application Fee

Our application fee is $75.  We offer limited fee waivers for applicants who have participated in certain programs designed to prepare students for graduate study, and for applicants who can show financial hardship.

Need Help?

Technical issues with the application: Email CollegeNet at

Questions about program requirements: It is often best to contact the program you are applying to directly.  Use our Degree Programs page to find contact information.

General inquiries: If you do need to reach the Laney Graduate School, we are at