Admission and Application Forms

Please use the links below to access the online application, forms and information to apply to the Office of Graduate Studies and the Department of Sociology.

Applying to Graduate Studies at MU

University of Missouri Graduate Studies Application

The application for admission and financial support consideration deadlines are both January 15. (All materials must be submitted by the deadline for your file to be complete and considered by the Admissions Committee.)

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Applicants for admission and employment, students, employees, sources of referral of applicants for admission and employment, and all unions are hereby notified that this institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, status as a disabled veteran, or veteran of the Vietnam era in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the University of Missouri-Columbia's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, or the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is directed to contact the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Human Resources, University of Missouri-Columbia, 130 Heinkel Building, Columbia, MO 65211, (573) 882-4256. Any person may also contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the institution's compliance with these regulations.

The University of Missouri-Columbia complies with the guidelines set forth in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and need assistance with this or any portion of the application process, notify us at the address or telephone number below as soon as possible. Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate your special needs. To contact our department, write Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator for the Department of Sociology, 312 Middlebush Hall, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211-6100, (573) 882-8331. You may also contact Disability Services in the MU Access Office, A048 Brady Commons, (573) 228-4696.