Application Process

The application cycle for the Fall 2016 Class is now closed.

To apply to the CSD Program, students must:

  • You will need to complete an admission application, apply online.
  • 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 were due by February 1, 2016.