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Innovative, transformative graduate education

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Transforming graduate students, education, and lives.

"Our primary objective is to help students thrive, not just survive, during their graduate education experience."

~ Dr.  Aimée Surprenant, Dean of the Graduate School


Explore our interactive data and reports pages and find out more about students, funding, programs, and more:

Bring Your Kids to School Day at the Graduate School with families and children, dean Karen DePauw and President Sands and Laura Sands.

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Student Support

Counseling, tutoring, Graduate Student Ombudsperson, Health and Wellness, and other services

Students gather at the Graduate Life Center patio tables

Graduate Life Center

The GLC houses the Graduate School offices and provides housing and spaces for classes, meetings, and social gatherings. 

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