To receive full consideration for assistantship awards for fall semester, applications should be received by January 15. Late applications will be considered as space and funding are available. Applications may be completed on line or students can contact the department directly. Students must submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores, official transcripts of all degree coursework, three letters of recommendation, and an application fee. Foreign students must also include scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 550 or higher, and the Test of Spoken English (TSE/SPEAK) with a score of 50 or higher. To ensure timely consideration, all requested materials are submitted directly to the Department.