Standards for Admission

Minimum admission requirements for graduate programs at Lewis University include a completed Lewis University graduate application, two letters of recommendation, and official transcripts from previous college-level academic coursework. An earned baccalaureate degree, with a minimum 2.75 undergraduate GPA is required for full admission. A maximum of 12 credits (grade of B or higher) may be considered for transfer from previously completed graduate coursework that meets degree requirements as determined by the program administrator.

In addition, each graduate program has its own program-specific standards for admission. Refer to the specific graduate program section for these standards.

Graduate application forms can be found on the University Website at or obtained by e-mailing or by calling (815) 836-5610.