Master's & Doctoral International Students
Graduate degrees are offered in a number of programs. For each of the advanced degrees, there is an approved course of study that meets University and program requirements. Program requirements are described on the program's website. Visit our listing of Master's and Doctoral programs to learn more.
University degree requirements, as well as other University policies and procedures, are described below.
Because universities around the world differ, we require this evaluation as an assurance that you have completed the U.S. equivalent of a bachelor's degree. Photocopies are not acceptable for this portion of your application material. We require a course-by-course credential evaluation. Following is a list of agencies that offer this service and are acceptable:
|World Education Services, Inc.
P. O. Box 5087
Bowling Green Station
New York, NY 10274-5087
| International Consultants of Delaware, Inc.
P.O. Box 8629
Philadelphia, PA 19101-8629
215-222-8454 ext. 510
|Education Credential Evaluators, Inc.
P. O. Box 514070
Milwaukee, WI 53203-3470
The University reserves the right to require additional academic documents.
Students for whom English is a second language are required to submit TOEFL and TWE scores. Photocopies are not acceptable. Scores of 100 TOEFL scores should be sent to institution code R1321. Please refer to ETS for the appropriate program code. Each graduate program has its own TOEFL minimum requirements. Please refer to the table below for the requirements of each graduate school or college.
|College of Arts and Sciences||80||213||550|
|School of Psychological Sciences||100||250/5.0||603|
|College of Health Sciences||100||250/5.0||603|
|Center for Aging & Community||100||250/5.0||603|
|School of Nursing||100||250/5.0||603|
|School of Education (School Code R0618)||100||250/5.0|
|School of Business||80|
Certification of finances (Students applying for visas only)
For applicants who need a student visa, we require assurances that you have adequate funds to support yourself during your anticipated two years of study. Annual costs for these programs are approximately $10,000 for living expenses over and above tuition and books.
Photocopy of passport
This is needed to ensure that the I-20 information is accurate.