All applicants are required to supply GRE scores, academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of purpose. In the statement of purpose, address your interest in the program, how the program fits your career goals, and your current research areas of interest.

Admissions are processed on a rolling basis.  The application deadlines listed in the Graduate Bulletin are priority deadlines for assistantships. Applications received before these dates are guaranteed to be reviewed for available assistantships.

For more information, please visit the Graduate School website for domestic applicants or the Global Education Office for international applicants.

Virginia Commonwealth University's institution code for the GRE and TOEFL is 5570.

Students whose native language is not English are required to submit TOEFL scores.  More information is at the Global Education Office website.