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Doctoral (Ph.D.) Admission Criteria

  • A 3.5 GPA (4.0 scale) in all previous graduate work
  • Strong GRE scores
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A one to two-page resume
  • A written essay of 1,000 words minimum detailing the student’s reasonsfor pursuing the degree and the intended future application of thedegree
  • International students are required by the university to take the TOEFL and IELTS exams, with a minimum score of 79 on TOEFL and a 6.5 minimum on the IELTS exam.

Practice materials for the TOEFL can be found at