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Thank you for your interest in our graduate program. All application materials are submitted electronically through the ApplyYourself admissions system. Admission decisions are communicated to applicants using the system.
A decision for admission notice will be emailed to you once your application is carefully reviewed by the department's admission committee and your transcripts and any credentials (test reports, diploma copies, etc.) are authenticated by University officials.
|TOEFL||550 Paper based, 79 internet based|
We admit graduate students for*fall semester only*. Only under unusual circumstances will students be allowed to begin their studies at another time during the academic year.
For Fall 2017, the application deadline for applicants who wish to be considered for financial aid is December 15, 2016. Applications received by December 15 will be given priority consideration for admission and financial support. Applications received after December 15 will be considered on a space available basis. June 15 is the final application deadline, though we strongly urge applicants to submit their application well before this deadline.
All application materials should be submitted directly to the ApplyYourself admissions system. We will review your application once all of the required materials listed below are submitted successfully.
Submission of the following indicate a complete application file:
|Required Materials||Where to submit||How to submit|
|Application||Electronically via ApplyYourself||Required fields: Personal information, Application Information, Educational Background, Languages, Awards & Activities, Employment/Residence Information, Financial Support, Personal Statement, and Recommendations. In your Personal Statement please include your top three areas of interest. There are three statements through AppyYourself, only the first statement (the personal statement is required).
Click here to access the online application.
|Application fee||Electronically via ApplyYourself||Click here for more information about application fees.|
|Transcripts||Electronically via ApplyYourself||Unofficial transcripts or academic records should be uploaded directly to the online application. Please do not mail in paper copies of your transcripts; there is no need for official transcripts or academic records for initial review.
If you are admitted, the University will then request official copies of this material.
Click here for more information about transcripts and credentials.
|Letters of Recommendation||Electronically via ApplyYourself||Acceptable recommendations will come from current or former professors who can assess your potential for graduate work. Other recommenders, such as employers, are also acceptable. All letters must be submitted via ApplyYourself.|
|English Language test scores (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.)||Electronically via ApplyYourself||Our department requires TOEFL scores for admission. Scores should be entered in the Test Information-Self-Reported field in ApplyYourself. The Score sheet should be uploaded directly to the online application along with your transcripts. Please do not mail in paper copies of your score sheet. ETS does not send copies of the scores to the Department.
Click here for more information about TOEFL Scores.
|GRE Scores||Electronically via ApplyYourself||Our department requires GRE scores for admission. Scores should be entered in the Test Information-Self-Reported field in ApplyYourself. The score sheet should be uploaded directly to the online application along with your transcripts. Please do not mail in paper copies of your score sheet. Even if you had your scores sent, please also upload your score sheet directly to the online application.
Click here for more information about the GRE.
GRE and TOEFL scores should be self reported and score sheets uploaded along with your transcript. If the score sheet is not available you may upload a screen shot of your scores. You do not need to send scores to the department through ETS, but will need to supply the Graduate School with scores if admitted.