Applying to the Master of Higher Education Program with a Concentration in Institutional Research

Application Quick Facts

Deadline for International Students December 1
Deadline for Domestic Students January 1
GRE General Exam Required Yes
Average GRE scores of applicants
Scores older than five years not accepted. Institution code: 1839
152 quant
157 verbal
4.5 writing
Guideline undergraduate GPA
(4-point scale)
for last two years of coursework
Paid internships available Yes
Financial Aid available Yes
Applications for part-time students Yes
On-line, evening, or weekend courses No
Admission term
(when you start coursework)
Fall Term (part-time
and full-time
applicants) and
Winter Term (part-time applicants only

Tuition per Term for SOE Graduate Students
(Fall/Winter 2017-2018)

Michigan resident $11,402
Nonresident $23,035

Additional Mandatory Fees may be assessed

The application for Fall 2020 is now available on the Rackham Graduate School website.

This program, like all of the School of Education's graduate programs, is administered through the University of Michigan's Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies (Rackham) (as are most non-professional graduate degrees at the university). Rackham offers a host of resources and administrative support to help see you through from submitting your application to completion of your degree. We encourage you to follow these steps to begin the application process.

To learn more, including to schedule a campus visit, please submit your information here.

Complete the Rackham online application. Review the application checklist to ensure your submit a complete application. Please note the academic statement of purpose, personal statement of purpose, resume, and letters of recommendation must be submitted using the online application system. Hard copies will not be accepted.

Submit your GRE scores. Test scores must be sent electronically to Rackham Graduate School (institution code: 1839) through Educational Testing Service (ETS).

Transcripts. Applicants should upload a copy of their official transcripts for all non-international bachelor’s, master’s, professional, or doctoral degrees, which you have earned or are in the process of earning, to the ApplyWeb application. (Do not upload generic academic records printed from your school’s website or student portal.) Additionally, if you have earned or are earning a degree from a non-U.S. institution, please request that the institution submit official transcripts to the Rackham Graduate School. Instructions for submitting official transcripts can be found here:

Students who have studied in a country outside of the U.S. should review the required credentials from non-U.S. institutions.

Check your application status. Use the Wolverine Access system to verify your application information, check the status of your application, and update your email address, home address, and telephone number.

It is imperative that students interested in admission to programs in the School of Education meet all deadlines for submitting applications and relevant materials. Deadlines may differ slightly for different programs. Deadlines can be found on our application deadlines page.

If you have questions, please review the School of Education frequently asked questions or contact the Office of Student Affairs.








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