Applying to the Master of Arts in Educational Studies - Teaching and Learning

Application Deadlines


We only accept applications to begin the program in Fall term, which begins in early September.

Round 1: January 6 - Applicants notified in late February. Admitted students who applied in Round 1 will receive priority for scholarship funding and have the opportunity to attend Campus Visit Day in March.

After January 6, applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, with decisions returned within 6-8 weeks of date on which all application components are received and complete.

Final Application Deadline for International Students: April 1

Final Application Deadline for U.S. Students: June 1

Expenses for In-State Graduate Students (Fall/Winter/Spring 2015-2016- September through June)




Books & Supplies

Room & Board

Michigan resident








Tuition costs noted above include spring 2016 for instate students taking two (2) courses @ three-credit hours (approximately $5,666).  Tuition costs noted above include costs for out-of-state students taking two (2) courses @ three-credit hours each during the spring 2016 (approximately $11,476).

Mandatory Fees assessed for a full term $164.19 and half term (if applicable) $82.10

Additional information on expenses can be found from the University Office of Financial Aid.

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.

If you have not already been in contact with the Educational Studies MA Recruitment Coordinator, please complete the short form here to express your interest in the program and receive additional information

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).

Submit your transcripts. All applicants are required to mail one set of transcripts (in their sealed institutional envelope) for all previous bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and doctoral degrees to:

Rackham Graduate School
Attn: Transcripts/U‐M ID# (if known) or date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy)
915 E. Washington Street
Ann Arbor MI 48109‐1070

If you've earned an academic credential from a school outside of the U.S., then you 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.

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

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