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Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Admission Requirements

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Cognitive Science, Ph.D.

  • Fall start date only
  • GRE general test
  • TOEFL score of 250 CBT/100 iBT/600 PBT (IELTS 7.0 or PTE 68)

Communication and Rhetoric, M.S., Ph.D.

  • Fall and Spring start dates only, no summer
  • GRE general test
  • TOEFL score of 230 CBT/88 iBT/570 PBT (IELTS 6.5 or PTE 60)
  • Indications of previous teaching experience, if applicable, are helpful
  • Scholarly writing sample required for the Ph.D.

Electronic Arts, MFA, Ph.D.

  • Fall start date only
  • Master’s degree requirement for Ph.D.
  • Artistic portfolio
  • TOEFL score of 230 CBT/88 iBT/570 PBT (IELTS 6.5 or PTE 60)
  • Tentative Ph.D. research proposal for Ph.D. only
  • Scholarly writing sample (published or previous graduate thesis) for Ph.D. only

Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), M.S.

  • GRE general test
  • TOEFL score of 230 CBT/88 iBT/570 PBT (IELTS 6.5 or PTE 60)

Science and Technology Studies, M.S., Ph.D.

  • GRE general test
  • TOEFL score of 250 CBT/100 iBT/600 PBT (IELTS 7.0 or PTE 68)
  • Scholarly writing sample required for Ph.D.

Technical Communication, M.S.

  • Fall and Spring start dates only, no summer
  • GRE general test
  • TOEFL score of 230 CBT/88 iBT/570 PBT (IELTS 6.5 or PTE 60)

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