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Undocumented Graduate & Professional Student Resource Hub

This resource hub aspires to be a comprehensive central point where campuses and students can find information on graduate and professional school access, retention and success. It is meant to be a living document that will be updated regularly and include any new resources that campuses and organizations develop.


Apply to Graduate and Professional School

Making post-baccalaureate plans can be challenging for undocumented students especially those without DACA. The resources in this section will help students take the initial step toward applying to graduate or professional school. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list but one we hope students find useful in getting started in their graduate and professional journey.

In this section you can find information on:

  • General Application Guides
  • Law School Guides
  • Institution Specific Guidelines
  • Teaching and Education

Private Institutions Tool
This private institution interactive tool tracks admission and financial aid policies for undergraduate undocumented students interested in attending a private college or university. The tool will soon include data for undocumented graduate students.

I chose my program because of the generous financial aid package, the intellectual fit of my program, and the proximity to my family.

Anonymous Ph.D. student at Private Research University


Resources for Undocumented Graduate Students

My Undocumented Life

At My Undocumented Life, we have compiled a list of key information & resources to help you navigate the graduate school application process and experience as a graduate school student while undocumented (with or without DACA), including fellowship opportunities that are open to undocumented students and advice from former/current undocumented graduate students. We will continue to expand this resource page so please make sure to bookmark it!