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Apply to the Graduate Program

Application for the Ph.D. Program

Prospective applicants can find general information at the Graduate School homepage. Application forms can be filled out online. More information, including the current Graduate School catalog, deadlines, and special requirements for international applicants can be found at the Graduate School application and information page.

We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2016.  Please follow this link  to gain access to the Graduate School Graduate Application Form.  The deadline for completed applications and all supporting documents is December 15, 2015.

Students accepted the program are typically offered 5 years of stipend and tuition support, as well as health insurance and other student activities fees.The first year of support is service-free (i.e., non-teaching) if the student has done no previous graduate work.

University Tuition Scholarships are service-free awards that pay all or part of tuition costs. The following graduate awards are normally supplemented by a full University Tuition Scholarship, which usually includes student health insurance coverage: University Fellowships, Graduate Teaching Assistantships, Graduate Research Assistantships, Traineeships, and Teacher Training Awards.

For more information on the program or for questions about applying, do not hesitate to contact Professor Christina Karageorgou, Director of Graduate Studies.  You may contact her by email or schedule a phone appointment 615-343-4087.