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This EMU Graduate Program Application is for all prospective students interested in enrolling in a graduate or certificate program at EMU. Please reach out to your Recruitment Specialist with any questions or if you need assistance. We can't wait to read your application!
Personal Information

Note: If you are an international student, please enter your name exactly as it appears on your passport

EMU collects 'Gender Identity' in addition to gender for reporting because the options mandated for reporting are not comprehensive of all genders. Read more here.

How would you like to be referred to in third person? All members of the EMU community strive to/are expected to use campus names and pronouns as indicated by each individual. (e.g. he/him/his, she/her/hers, they/them/theirs) - Read more about pronouns at EMU here.

Please enter your nine-digit Social Security Number with no extra characters. Social Security Number is not required at this time but recommended to expedite the financial aid process

Your phone number is the primary way that EMU will communicate with you. Please provide the best number to reach you.


Please add your permanent address below. If you have additional addresses to add, please click 'Add another address'.  

Ethnicity Details
Federal reporting regulations require that we report the ethnic composition of our student body. This will in no way affect the admission decision.

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Religious Details
Please begin typing the name of your place of worship in the field below and use the address below to verify it is the correct place of worship. If you do not find your place of worship in the list, please check the box below to indicate it does not exist and enter the information. 

Answer will not affect admission decision

Please enter your place of worship name and address if it is not in the list above.

Access Needs

Your Plans

Your Plan Information

Additional Information

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Nursing Details

Interdisciplinary Studies

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MBA Details

Teacher Education Details

Graduate Counseling Details

*Sparsely populated area outside of the limits of a city or town or a designated commercial, industrial, or residential center. Rural areas are characterized by farms, vegetation, and open spaces. Whatever is not urban is considered rural.

Seminary Details

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Test Score Details

English Language Proficiency
All students whose native language is not English are required to take the TOEFL or IELTS test or have an Intensive English Program (IEP) recommendation. Those students who hold or will earn a degree from an accredited institution in the United States before enrolling may have this requirement waived.

For applicants whose native language is not English, proof of English language proficiency is required. 

Please submit one of the following in the Applicant Portal (you will receive access to this once your application is submitted): 
  1. your official test scores for TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo; 
  2. In lieu of test scores, applicants may submit a written recommendation from qualified personnel from EMU's Intenside English Program (IEP); 
  3. Applicants who studied and received a degree from a college or university where all instruction is in English are not required to submit additional documentation.

Other Test Scores
Please self-report any additional test scores related to the program for which you are applying:

Academic Honors Details

Financial Aid

Financial Plan

We know that sometimes it is easier to find funds to support your education if you have been admitted to a program. Therefore, we can postpone enrollment for up to one year while a student is gathering resources.

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Please note that scholarships must be used in the year in which they are awarded.

Education Background

College/University History
Please enter the most recent college/university you have attended. If you have attended multiple, select the checkbox to enter the additional schools.

Please enter your college/university name and address if it is not in the list above.


Please provide contact information for references. They will be contacted by email to complete an electronic recommendation form. Reference requirements vary across our programs, but typically require at least one academic reference (when possible) and one professional reference. Please review the specific admission requirements on your program webpage, and contact your recruitment representative, or email graduate@emu.edu with any questions. 
Reference 1

Reference 2

Reference 3

Reference 3 - Optional

Employment Information


Almost Done

Payment is required on submission of the application. Once payment has been processed, you will receive an email with your receipt number.

Enter your receipt number below.


Click here to pay your $50 application fee.

I hereby certify that the information given by me on this application form and supporting credentials is complete and truthful. I understand that if any information furnished by me is found to be untrue, I may be denied admission, or if admission is granted, I may be subject to disciplinary action, including dismissal from Eastern Mennonite University.

Please type in your full name below. This shall represent your signature.

Application Fee
An application fee is required to finalize submission of the application. If you have been provided a discount code, please use the field below to enter it. 

Credit Card Information

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Billing Address