Accept An Offer

Congratulations! Now it's time to look at the packages you were offered and consider the following:

  • Funding and benefits (stipend, health insurance, etc.)
  • Environment/location/community
  • City and community
  • Faculty, staff, students, etc.
  • Teaching opportunities (if interested)
  • Academic and professional development opportunities
  • Personal support resources (e.g., counseling services, recreation, etc.)
  • How long it takes to finish
  • How many of the graduates are employed

Make a list of what's important to you (and to your family), and do not be afraid to e-mail the program if you have any questions.

Accept by April 15

It's the national deadline for final and binding decisions with regard to your funding package.