Effective for Fall 2017 applications, there will be one deadline of December 1 for all on campus doctoral applicants, unless otherwise noted.  

All applicants to College of Education graduate programs must submit the following via the online application:

  • Personal statement, minimum 500 words, 2-3 pages in length
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • 3 letters of reference
  • Transcripts.  Unofficial copies are permitted for application review, as long as the institution name is on the transcript.  If admitted, official transcripts will be requested by the Graduate College

In addition to the materials required in the online application, doctoral applicants must submit:   

  • The GRE is highly recommended for all applicants,  but only required for applicants to Educational Psychology and Curriculum and Instruction.  
  • A scholarly writing sample that demonstrates the applicant's ability to analyze and synthesize data.  There is not a required length to this document, though it should not be too large to upload to the online application
  • Applicants for Doctoral programs in Special Education are required to a minimum of two years paid full-time professional experience related to special education or the field of disability 
  • Applicants for Educational Administration & Leadership must also complete the EAL Endorsement Information Form

In addition, international applicants must submit:

All materials should be submitted online, please do not mail application materials unless requested.