Application Process

The application cycle for the Fall 2016 Class will open April 1, 2015.

Apply online for free or contact us for more information.


To apply to the CSD Program, students must:

  • Complete an admission application. Apply online or  download and print the application (PDF) packet. Please note you will also need to submit supplemental forms A and B. *Forms A and B can be obtained by the download link above.
  • Complete the essay.
  • Submit two official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
  • Submit three recommendations, two academic and one professional.
  • Demonstrate strong performance on the GRE.
  • If you are an international student applying from a non-English speaking country, please also submit a TOEFL score of at least 79 internet based test.

Admission to the graduate CSD program is determined by a faculty committee.

Admission is highly competitive, and meeting the requirements does not guarantee admission. Fall 2016 CSD completed applications and materials are due by February1, 2016