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Apply for admission to the Department of Forestry by following these steps:

  • Complete an online application at  (select Undergraduate, Graduate, or Graduate Certificate from the drop box selection)
  • Pay the $50 nonrefundable application fee by credit card
  • Send appropriate official documentation to the locations described below

Official Documents


GRE: (Institution Code: 1465, Department Code: 0108)

TOEFL (International students only): If English is a second language, take the TOEFL or IELTS exam and have scores sent to the MSU Graduate School. The institution code for MSU is 1465. For all guidelines related to international students, please see MSU International Application Instructions.

Electronic copies should be sent to the Michigan State University Office of Admissions at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Hard copies should be sent to:

Hannah Administration Building
426 Auditorium Road, Room 250
East Lansing, Michigan 48824-2604
Telephone: (517) 355-8332
Fax: (517) 353-1647

Official Transcripts


Official, sealed transcripts must be in English and sent directly from your learning institution to the address below. If you are a domestic U.S. applicant, these can be sent electronically directly from your learning institution. International students must submit hard copies.


Electronic copies should be sent to Katie James in the MSU Department of Forestry at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Hard copies to:

Department of Forestry
Katie J. James, Graduate Secretary
480 Wilson Rd., Rm. 120
East Lansing, MI  48824-1222