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GRE / GMAT / MAT Waiver Forms

GRE / GMAT / MAT Waiver Forms

Due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic, Graduate Admissions will not require GRE/GMAT/MTEL exams at the time of application. The alternative graduate admissions requirements applies to students who submit graduate applications for spring 2022, summer 2022 or fall 2022 prior to January 31, 2022. Please carefully read our Temporary Test Waiver page for more details.

The information below is for students who have applied before January 2022:

  • The waiver form is only for master's applicants; all doctoral students must submit scores.
  • If you are a current UMass Lowell student applying for a Bachelor's to Master's program, your GRE/MAT requirements are automatically waived.
  • Your waiver request cannot be reviewed until an application and supporting documentation, such as transcripts, are received by Graduate Admissions.
  • Please select your college below to access the appropriate waiver form. If your program is in another college, please check with your graduate coordinator
  • The School of Education does not require GRE for all M.Ed. and Education Specialists programs. Please see the School of Education for specific examination requirements.

College of Fine Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Waiver for the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (pdf)

  • Autism Studies* (MS)
  • Community Social Psychology (MA)
  • History (MA)
  • Music Education (MM)
  • Peace and Conflict Studies* (MA)
  • Psychology (MA) (pdf)
  • Public Administration (MPA)
  • Sound Recording Technology (MM)

*Does not require the GRE/MAT. No Waiver form required.

Francis College of Engineering

Waiver form for the Francis College of Engineering (pdf)

  • Chemical Engineering (MSE)
  • Civil Engineering (MSE)
  • Computer Engineering (MSE)
  • Electrical Engineering (MSE)
  • Environmental Studies (MS)
  • Engineering Management (MS)
  • Energy Engineering (MSE)
  • Mechanical Engineering (MSE)
  • Plastics Engineering (MSE)

Kennedy College of Sciences

Manning School of Business

  • Accounting (MS)
  • Business Analytics (MS)
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Finance (MS)
  • Entrepreneurship (MS)

Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences