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Application and Admission

Acceptance into the EDAG

Acceptance into the EDAG formally happens two times in the year: spring and fall. However, for those students who are not able to make these two time frames, enrollment also happens on a rolling basis.

Graduate Programs Coordinator

Application Process

Application can be found at, or the Special Education program web site. It is best to apply from a laptop or computer, mobile device not recommended. The following documents will need to be uploaded to the online application:

  • Complete Graduate Application online
  • A non-refundable application fee (pay with credit card online as part of Graduate Application)
  • One official transcript from each college you have attended. Official transcripts must be sent to Office of Admissions. (Exception: UNM transcripts)
  • One unofficial transcript from each college you have attended (Exception: UNM transcripts)
  • Letter of Intent
  • Writing Sample
  • SPCD EDAG Program Application form. Please upload completed form in your online application. May be added to the addendum section after you have submitted your online application.
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (Recommend at least one letter from a college instructor, one from a supervisor, and one from another professional colleague)

For further information please refer to current UNM Catalog.