Application Procedures

The Department reviews applications continuously throughout the year. Applicants who want to be considered for teaching assistantships should have their materials to the Department by early February.

Applicants must submit their materials to the Graduate School (visit Online Application Procedures), with the exception of letters of recommendation (from three references), which should be submitted directly to the Department. Applicants are asked to provide their references with the recommendation form found in the following link (Word, pdf 31kb) which should be submitted along with their letters of recommendation. Official GRE score reports should be submitted directly to the graduate school.

Please note: If you have not received a letter from the Graduate School
regarding your admission status within 2 months of your initial
application, you should contact the Department make sure there are no
missing items or other issues holding up the review of your file. If
you want to be considered for funding and have not received a letter
from the Graduate School, you should make sure your application is
complete by the end of February, regardless of when it was submitted.

Additional information about the Masters and Doctoral programs can be found in the Graduate Program Policies Manual (Word, pdf 70kb).