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Admissions Criteria

Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for admission:

  1. have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or its equivalent. Successful applicants generally have a cumulative overall GPA of 3.0 (B average) or higher;
  2. submit transcripts of all college or graduate work;
  3. submit two letters of recommendation;
  4. submit a personal statement (an academic writing sample is not required), the preferred length for personal statements is 1000 words.
Admission to the program must ultimately be approved by the Executive Committee.

Please consult the Graduate Center website for upcoming admissions deadlines and requirements. Prospective students may apply using these application instructions and forms.