No. Our students enter the program with a variety of educational and professional experiences.
All international applicants (unless exempted) must demonstrate proficiency in the English language by submitting official test scores from TOEFL. Minimum scores are: 213 for computer-based tests; 550 for the paper test and 79 for the IBT test (Reading: 19, Listening: 15, Speaking: 19, Writing: 19).
Yes. International students with TOEFL scores below the minimum may be admitted on a conditional basis.
Review faculty research interests to identify your faculty mentor. Select a faculty member in your area of interest and arrange an in-person or phone interview.
For domestic students, we accept applications year-round on a rolling basis. If you’d like to be considered for a graduate assistantship, apply by March 15.
International admissions deadlines are: