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Doctorate in Educational, School & Counseling Psychology

Admission Criteria

Fall deadline:  December 1.  However, the deadline for the Educational Psychology and Statistics, Measurement, & Evaluation in Education programs is January 15

Minimum English Proficiency Requirements

Test Type Total Score Reading Listening Speaking Writing
TOEFL Internet -based 92 17 17 17 17
TOEFL Paper-based 580 52 52 N/A 52
IELTS Academic 6.5 6 6 6 6

Minimum GRE Scores

When did you take the GRE? Verbal + Quantitative Analytical
Prior to August 1, 2011 1000 4.0
On or after August 1, 2011 300 4.0

Required Application Materials

For the Office of Graduate Studies

  • Completed Graduate Studies online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.  
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Educational, School and Counseling Psychology Program

  • GRE scores
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • 3 letters of recommendation via the online application
  • Personal statement and vitae via online application per departmental requirements

Admission Contact Information

Tina Edholm (campus advising)
16 Hill Hall
Columbia, MO 65211