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Second Degree / Re-Applying Applicant

You are considered a second degree applicant if you have previous applied, and attended West Virginia University for graduate school. You are considered a re-applying applicant if you previously applied but did not attend West Virginia University for graduate school.


How to Apply as a Second Degree /          Re-Applying Applicant

To apply to West Virginia University as a Second Degree / Re-Applying Applicant you:

  • Cannot use the account / application you previously created and submitted
  • Must create a new account / application with a unique email address and,
  • Pay the $60 application fee*

If you experience technical or payment processing errors please review the Application FAQs for troubleshooting assistance.

*Application fee waivers are available.


Application Considerations

Official Undergraduate Transcripts

If you previously submitted your official undergraduate transcripts with your first WVU graduate school application you do not have to resubmit. We recommend submitting your official undergraduate transcripts only if there has been a change in your academic record since your last submitted application.

Directions for submitting official undergraduate transcripts.


Please review the following admission / application requirements as they may have changed since your last application.

University GPA Requirement

Graduate Program Application Requirements


Need Help? 

Review our application frequently asked questions or contact a Graduate Admissions and Recruitment staff member.

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