NOTE: Copies of unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the department application, while the University may request official transcripts upon acceptance.
1. Go to the Apply Yourself site and create a new account.
If you have applied in the past, you will need to use a different email address for the current application for this year. A confirmation email will be sent with your PIN. Please save this to login to your account in the future.
For general application instructions/information: click on the lower, light blue button.
2. Click on the blue button with the star to “Start Application”.
DO NOT CLICK ON THE SUBMIT BUTTON UNTIL YOUR APPLICATION IS COMPLETE.
Follow the prompts to complete your application. You may log in and out at any time to complete this.
3. When you have completed the Basic Information section of the application, click on "Recommendation Provider List" bar.
Follow the directions given. Letters from professors are preferred. Please note that once a recommender has been saved to your Recommender List, an automatic email will be sent to them with instructions on how to submit their letter online to your application. All Letters of Recommendation should be uploaded electronically in the application system by the recommender. Your letters of recommendation will be matched to your submitted application.
4. Statement of Purpose
See the attached for suggested format for the Statement of Purpose.
5. Writing Sample
Provide a 2-5 page original writing sample. The writing sample can be an academic paper, however, it must be a clean copy and your own work, it cannot be a group project report. Clinical reports are not acceptable.
6. Once every section is complete, click on the “Submit Application” button.
This can be found in the lower right hand corner and on each page of the application.
Payment for the application fee will be asked for at this point.