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The deadline for Fall applications is January 15th. Applications may be evaluated before the deadline, if submitted early, and after the deadline at the discretion of the Graduate Chair.

Application Requirements

  • 3 Letters of Reference
  • Baccalaurate degree is required. A Master’s degree is highly recommended but not required. Applicants should have completed one degree in a related field.
  • Statement of Goals
  • Combined GRE score of at least 300 (new test) or 1,000 (old test)  for the quantitative and verbal sections of the exam.
  • TOEFL: 88 iBT or 575 PBT minimum
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts from any accredited institutions that awarded the applicant a degree.

At its discretion, the Graduate Admissions Committee may request a writing sample.

For more information about application requirements, please visit the GUS PhD Graduate Bulletin.