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Application Process

All materials should be submitted on-line through the Apply Yourself web site. A completed application consists of:


Deadlines and Important Information

US Citizens and Permenant Residents

Students wishing to pursue the PhD degree: If you wish to pursue the PhD degree, you should apply directly to the PhD program. The Master’s program is not an intermediate step in that path. PhD applicants are only admitted in the Fall semester. Complete applications received by December 15 will receive highest priority for admission and financial aid. Applications received later than February 15 will rarely have an opportunity to be considered. Students wishing to obtain a Master’s degree (not as a route to the PhD): Applicants to the Master’s degree are only admitted in the Summer session, which begins in late May. The summer session courses are offered online, so that students would not be required to attend classes on campus until Fall. Priority is given to applications received by January 15. The final deadline is March 25. No offers of financial support are provided to Master's students.

International Students

Students wishing to pursue the PhD degree: If you wish to pursue the PhD degree, you should apply directly to the PhD program. The Master’s program is not an intermediate step in that path. PhD applicants are only admitted in the Fall semester. Complete applications received by December 15 will receive highest priority for admission and financial aid. Applications received later than February 15 will rarely have an opportunity to be considered. Students wishing to obtain a Master’s degree (not as a route to the PhD): Applicants to the Master’s degree are only admitted in the Summer session. International students must be able to arrive on campus to start the program in May. This curriculum is different than the preparation for the PhD, so should not be used if you wish to continue for a PhD. Note that December 15 is the final application deadline for this program. No offers of financial support are provided to Master's students.

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