Graduate/Doctoral Level International Application Process

Application requirements and processes differ between majors and programs.

Most majors follow a 2-step process.

Step 1: Apply to the Office of Graduate Studies

Review additional requirements for your major through the Graduate Studies Office.

Step 2: Apply to your Academic Department

View application and/or required materials under the Application Checklist and Deadlines section for department requirements for your major: 

All online programs are available for international applications. The following programs are selected most often by international students.

Graduate/Doctoral Degrees:

Certificate Programs

Certificate programs are dependent on department requirements.

Certificate Programs

Not Required

As an international online-only student, you are NOT required to:

  • obtain a UNL student ID (NU Card).
  • submit your immunization records.
  • submit the Financial Resource Certification (FRC) Form.
  • complete the Visa Data Form.
  • obtain a visa to enroll in courses.