How to Apply
Important December Update
The College of Liberal Arts has paused our admissions for the 2021-22 academic year and we will not have an incoming cohort. We encourage you to stay connected with us for the 2022-23 academic year - subscribe to our mailing list to be alerted to program and admission updates.
Apply from September 10 - December 15, 2021
Our program is designed for scholars who intend to pursue careers in university-level research. For prospective students interested in Spanish or Portuguese interpreting or language instruction, please consider the graduate programs in the College of Education and Human Development.
All application materials must be submitted electronically through the online application system (unless indicated otherwise) by the deadline, December 15. Please refer to the application checklist below for important details. Applicants are accepted for admission fall semester only.
- University of Minnesota Application & Fee
- TOEFL Test Scores
- Letters of Recommendation x3
- Research Statement
- Diversity Statement
- Writing Sample
- Extenuating Circumstances
- Five Minute Voice Sample