Graduate Application Process
Below are details of the admission process for graduate students. If you are applying as an International Student and wish to take courses on-campus, please see the Graduate International Admission Requirements page.
Graduate Application Procedure
- Review Cameron University's graduate admission requirements and the requirements of your program of choice. Some Cameron graduate programs have admission requirements beyond what is required by the university. Additional requirements also apply for international applicants.
- Complete your application online.
- Pay an application fee of $20.00. Fee waived for active duty military.
- Send official copies of transcripts detailing all graduate and undergraduate coursework to the Office of Admissions via mail or email from an electronic verification service.
- Send supplemental application items (listed below) that are pertinent to your application to the Office of Admissions.
- Once admitted to Cameron as a graduate student, you will receive a letter from the Office of Admissions.
- Your application packet will be forwarded to the appropriate academic department for program-level admission, if required. You will receive separate communications from the department regarding the status of your application.
- Once admitted to your degree program, you will work with your graduate advisor to select courses. You will then enroll online.
Applicants within 16 credit hours of completing a bachelors degree:
Request a degree evaluation/audit by your school's Registrar or department of your major. The document(s) must state the name of the university, anticipated graduation date, degree being awarded, all classes completed, classes in progress/still needed to complete the degree, and signature from university official. *Note: Once your degree is posted to your transcript, an official copy should be sent to the Office of Admissions.
All MBA/MSOL Applicants:
Send official GRE/GMAT scores only if you do not have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher. *Note: Exam must have been completed within the last 5 years. Please contact the Department of Business with questions about this requirement.
Active Duty Military and Dependents:
- Copies of Military Orders
- Leave and Earnings Statement. *Note: This documentation is required for receiving in-state tuition.
All university work completed outside the United States must be evaluated by WES.org, ECE.org, or SpanTran.com. Please select course by course evaluation with a final GPA.
If your university work was obtained at an US university, you will need to request that the school send Cameron your official and final transcripts.
Applicants require official transcripts from all institutions attended.
All transcripts that are not from an American institution must be evaluated. A course-by-course evaluation is required, and the transcript must be converted to the American Grade Point Average system. Transcripts must also include an official English translation. The translation and evaluation fees must be paid directly to the agency performing the service.
Cameron only accepts degrees from universities and colleges that are considered to have regional accreditation. The evaluation agency will determine this information when they conduct the transcript evaluation. See CHEA for information on regional accreditation.
Accepted evaluation agencies are listed below.
Cameron requires an official course-by-course evaluation with final GPA.
World Education Services (WES) will complete the evaluation in seven (7) business days after receipt, review, and approval of all documents, and payment in full.
WES offers two evaluation packages:
• WES Basic for $160 USD (Does not store or send verified transcripts)
• WES ICAP for $205 USD (Verified transcripts stored and sent to institutions)
Price does not include delivery or additional fees. If you selected WES Basic for your evaluation, you may upgrade to WES ICAP for $45 if your evaluation is still in-progress. Prices are subject to change.
Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) will conduct a course-by-course evaluation that includes the following:
U.S. equivalent of university level study, your report will include:
U.S. equivalence for each educational credential
Credit and grade equivalents for university level courses
Grade average for each educational credential
Identification of upper-level courses for undergraduate or professional studies
General evaluation of high school level credentials (without a grade average), if included for evaluation
U.S. equivalent of high school level study, your report will include:
U.S. equivalence for each high school credential
Unit and grade equivalents
Grade average for each high school credential
Price: $195 USD (price subject to change)
Spantran performs credential evaluations that determine the equivalency of studies completed outside the United States.
Students are instructed to request the divisional course analysis. The course analysis evaluation includes an overall statement of equivalency for each credential plus individual courses, credits, and grades based on the transcripts provided.
Your high school and college transcripts can be evaluated tougher.
• 10 business days- $170 USD
• 5 business days -$270 USD
• 2 business days-$420 USD
Mail transcripts and supplemental items listed above to:
Attn: Office of Admissions
2800 W Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK 73505
If sending transcripts via electronic verification service:
What to Expect During the Application Process
- After submitted an application online, allow a minimum of 2 business days for processing. (Only one application should be submitted.)
- Applications require additional items such as transcripts or exam scores to be submitted before an application can be reviewed for an admission decision. When these items are sent through mail and from third parties (i.e. previous schools or testing agencies), allow approximately 2 weeks from the date they were mailed for the Office of Admissions to receive them. Additional processing time will apply once items are received.
- At various points during the application process, you may be contacted by university officials via mail, email, or phone if additional items are needed in order to complete your application.
- Once admitted to the university as a graduate student, you will receive an admission letter from the Office of Admissions. Additionally, your application materials will be forwarded to your academic department for program-level admission, if needed.
- You will be contacted by your academic department and receive additional items addressing program admission, advisement, enrollment, orientation procedures, etc.