Ph.D. Admissions

Application Requirements

Applications for Fall 2024 are now CLOSED.

Applications for Fall 2025 will open in mid-September.
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Statement of Purpose

The statement of purpose is an integral part of your application for graduate admission. It is used to understand your academic interests, and to evaluate your aptitude and preparation for graduate work, as well as your fit with the proposed program of study. It is also used to assess your ability to write coherent and convincing prose.
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Application Fee

$135 application fee for U.S. citizens and permanent residents,
$155 application fee for all other applicants

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We require a scanned transcript and degree certificate from each college or university you attended, uploaded into the online application.

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Within your application, provide three (3) letters of recommendation, preferably from sources who can assess your potential as a researcher.

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Submit official score report for GRE or GMAT (GRE is preferred).

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TOEFL Score (International Applicants Only)

Submit official score report of the TOEFL.


Additional Information


A financial statement for students seeking non-immigrant visas (international applicants only) will be required only after you are offered admission to the program. There is no need to submit it with the application.

Hard copies of official documents and transcripts are NOT required in the application phase. If you are accepted for admission, we will ask you to send official sealed copies of all of your transcripts and degree certificates at that time.

A personal history statement is not required, but you may upload one if you like.