Graduate Studies

Your Next Step on The Long Blue Line

Whether you're a recent graduate wanting an advanced degree or a working professional looking for career advancement or professional development, The W has a lot to offer. With high-quality programs, low cost, and convenient options for course delivery and scheduling, Graduate Studies at The W is the perfect choice for you.

We hope that you will explore this site, where you'll find a wealth of useful information about graduate programs and student life at The W. If you need more information, or if you can't find exactly what you need, feel free to contact us. We hope to hear from you soon.


The W seeks to ensure that all students have an equal opportunity to learn and to express their knowledge.

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The W is on a mission to create a welcoming, diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus climate for all.

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International Students

International Students at The W join a diverse, multicultural community of students from over a dozen nations.

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Graduate Studies News

Graduate Departments

#4 in the Nation ranks the Creative Writing MFA program #4 in the nation.
Best Bang for the Buck
Washington Monthly ranks The W among the "Best Bang for the Buck" Public Universities in the South.
Top Public University
US News & World Report ranks The W #10 in the South among Top Public Schools.