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Timeline & Deadlines - PhD Application

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All components of a graduate application must be received by the department no later than the appropriate deadline.

A complete application consists of a completed application form, a statement of purpose (with a summary of research experience for PhD applications), the application fee, three letters of recommendation, ETS examination results (scores and percentages) and academic transcripts.

The PhD application season is mid-September through mid-December each year.

ADMISSION DEADLINE: All components of a PhD application must be recieved by the department no later than: Friday, November 29, 2019.

All applications completed and received by this date will receive full consideration. Decisions for applications are NOT made on a rolling basis.

Components of a Completed PhD Application

  1. Bio-demographic information, educational history and ETS test results (official and self-reported scores and percentages). 
  2. Statement of Purpose (2-3 pages). Additionally, place at the beginning a summary outline of your research experience and then your 2-3 page statement.
  3. Official transcripts, one (set) uploaded into the application and two (sets) sent to the department.
  4. Three letters of recommendation preferably from faculty and, for PhD applicants, from research advisors, who can discuss most knowledgeably the applicant's suitability for pursuit of the selected degree.

See Admissions Requirements for more details on properly submitting your application.