Admission Requirements

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Admission into the B.S. and M.S. Degree Programs

5-Year Degree Track

  • 1120 SAT (EVR+M) / 23 ACT with a 3.25 GPA at the time of admission
  • 1120 SAT (EVR+M) / 23 ACT with a 3.25 GPA for transfer students with 12 or more credits and A level grades in Math, Science and English Writing courses when seats are available

*Overall and CSD major GPA of a 3.25 at the point of transition will automatically guarantee a seat in the professional (graduate) phase of the program

Stand-Alone Undergraduate Program

  • Range of 1060-1110 (EVR+M) / 21-22 ACT with a 3.25 GPA at the time of admission
  • Range of 1060-1110 (EVR+M) / 21-22 ACT with a 3.25 GPA for transfer students with 12 or more credits and B+ level grades in Math, Science and English Writing courses when seats are available

*Students will be placed on a waitlist with notification to enroll or acceptance after May 1st

*Admission into the stand-alone undergraduate program does not guarantee a seat in the professional (graduate) phase regardless of GPA at the time of transition; all are welcome to apply to the professional (graduate) phase of the program

Transition Applications from pre-professional to Professional Phase

  • graduate transitional application
  • 3.25 GPA overall and within the major
  • personal essay

 Stand-Alone 2-year Graduate Program

  • Bachelors degree
  • Submission of graduate application
  • Submission of GRE scores
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal Essay
  • Undergraduate transcripts
  • Completion of 1-year of CSD pre-requisite classes for students without of field degrees
  • A minimum 3.25 GPA is required to be considered for application review, as seating for the stand-alone two-year graduate program is limited

Furthermore, all entrants must meet the following Eligibility Requirements and pass a Departmental Speech-Language-Hearing Screening.