Doctoral Admission Requirements

Required Application Materials

All the application materials listed below must be submitted to the International Center. Once an application is complete, the department of study will carefully review it and an admission decision will be made. There are intensive programs and regular term programs.

Note: Additional program-specific items are required to complete the graduate application. These must be submitted to the International Center as well.

Minimum GPA

A minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 US scale is required for all international applicants. Some programs require a high GPA. Please review the program-specific items.

English Proficiency Requirements

All international applicants must provide a proof of English proficiency. There are a few ways to provide them. Please review the English Proficiency Requirements site. For a TOEFL score report, use APU’s school code of 4596 to request the report to be sent to APU. Please note, the score is only valid for two years.

Additional Test Requirements

Other test score reports (GMAT, GRE, or CBEST) may be required for certain programs. Please review the program-specific items.