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Non-Degree Students

Applying for Non-Degree/Non-Matriculated Classes

New Students Non-Degree/Non-Matriculated

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Submit the online application

Official transcripts
Please be sure to order official final transcripts from all previously attended institutions confirming degree conferral (if applicable) at least one month before the posted application deadline. Transcripts should be sent directly from your prior institution(s) via secure electronic delivery to the Office of Admissions at If electronic delivery is not available, please request that your transcripts be submitted by postal service in a sealed envelope from the institution to: 

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Office of Admissions
Keating Hall Room 216
Fordham University
441 E. Fordham Rd.
Bronx, NY 10458

Please note: We strongly recommend that you upload unofficial copies of your academic transcripts to your application while the Office of Admissions awaits receipt of your official transcripts. 

Please ensure that all official transcripts from previously attended post-secondary institutions are submitted in English, or are accompanied by a certified English translation. For academic transcripts from institutions outside the United States, applicants are strongly encouraged to obtain a course-by-course credential evaluation. Transcripts and credentials conversion information is available on the GSAS International Students page

Application process
The application will be reviewed and the department will send their recommendations to the GSAS Office of Admissions 

Students will receive an email notification of the decision

For questions contact

Continuing Students Non-Degree/Non-Matriculated

Fill out the Continuing Student Non-Degree/Non-Matriculated form

The application must be approved by the department chairperson or program director.

The department will email the form to the GSAS Office of Academic Programs and Support at

GSAS reviews the form for final approval.

The student is notified via email of the outcome of the application.