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Steps for Applying to the Graduate Program

We will begin reviewing applications on December 10th for the upcoming fall. Applications submitted by this date will receive full consideration.

Step 1:  Go to Purdue's Graduate School webpage (link) and create an application account.

Step 2:  Pay the $60 domestic/$75 international application fee online via credit card. See this page for additional information and potential fee waivers.

Step 3:  Submit a personal statement with your electronic application.

Step 4:  Ask your recommenders to complete their letters of recommendation via the electronic application. 

Step 5:  Upload transcript(s) and/or academic document(s) for every institution of higher education you attended regardless of whether or not a degree was received.

Step 6:  Request transmission of TOEFL or IELTS scores if required to Purdue University (Institution code: 1631). 

Step 7:  Submit a writing sample with your electronic application.

Step 8: Attach a current CV.

For clarifications, please contact Shawn Bauldry (Director of Graduate Studies) at or Dan Rudel (Academic Program Manager) at