Admission Requirements

If you meet the criteria listed below, learn how to apply.

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree from a regionally accredited institution. A master’s degree is preferred, but not required, for applicants to the PhD program.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA for the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • International students: one of the below English proficiency examinations. The minimum scores acceptable for admission are:

Submission Deadlines

Semester PhD MSE MPH CPE
Fall December 1st International Applicants and Priority Deadline: March 15th US Applicants Deadline: June 15th July 1st July 15th
Spring Applications not accepted Applications not accepted Applications not accepted November 30th
Summer C December 1st (applications only accepted if also applying to the NIDA T32 Training Program) Applications not accepted Applications not accepted April 15th