Application to Graduate Studies:


Office of Graduate Studies
University of Nebraska Lincoln
1100 Seaton Hall
P.O. Box 880619
Lincoln, NE 68588-0619
(402) 472-2878 or (800) 742-8800
graduate@unl.edu
www.unl.edu/gradstudies

Application Checklist:
__ Graduate Studies Application
__ Application fee-$50 (non-refundable)
__ Upload one transcript from each previously attended institution
__ GRE scores/International students only official TOEFL or IELTS score (Please take the test early enough for us to receive the official scores before the department deadline)

 Depending on your degree objective you need to do one of the following:

To obtain a Masters in Counseling Psychology; Developmental & Learning Sciences; Institutional Research; or Quantitative, Qualitative, and Psychometric Methods then:
  1. under "Major/Degree" select "Educational Psychology (MA)"
  2. select your desired program in the "Specialization" dropdown
    *we do not offer a MA in School Psychology

To obtain an Educational Specialist degree in School Psychology then:
  1. under "Major/Degree" select "Educational Psychology (EdS)"

To obtain a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology; Developmental & Learning Sciences; Quantitative, Qualitative, and Psychometric Methods, or School Psychology then:
  1. under "Major/Degree" select "Psychological Studies in Education (PhD)"
  2. select your desired program in the "Specialization" dropdown

It is desirable that applicants for degree programs satisfy all admission requirements one month before the department deadline in order to ensure timely arrival of the corresponding documentation. The department will not review your file until these items have been received.

Other Information

Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores should not be more than five years old. The general test is required, the subject test is optional. Scores should be sent to Institution Code 6877.

For International Applicants TOEFL/IELTS minimum scores: -Internet (iBT) - 80 -Paper (PBT) - 550 -Computer (CBT) - 213 or IELTS - 6.5

For additional requirements for international students, refer to the application instructions for Graduate Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


You will be asked to upload the following documents/informstion:

   1. Personal Statement
   2. Résumé/Vita
   3. Scholarly writing sample(s) - optional
   4. Three letters of reference (e-mails of those writing reference letters will be requested within GAMES)
   5. GRE scores/International students only official TOEFL or IELTS score (we will obtain the official scores from
       Graduate Studies)


  • Only completed applications will be considered for admission.
  • It is the applicants' responsibility to be certain that all materials are uploaded into GAMES by the deadline.



Deadlines

Pay close attention to the below dates. We only enroll students during the Fall semester or Spring semester depending on the specialization. Choosing the incorrect Start Term in the Admission Objectives section of the Application for Graduate Admission will result in your application not being reviewed by the the Department.

Counseling Psychology (MA, PhD) December 5th (for Fall 2021)
Developmental & Learning Sciences (MA, PhD) January 15th (early consideration for Fall 2021)
May 1st (for Fall 2020)*
October 1st (for Spring 2021)*
Institutional Research (MA) January 15th (for Fall 2021)
October 1st (for Spring 2021)*
Quantitative, Qualitative, & Psychometric Methods (MA, PhD) January 15th (for Fall 2021)
October 1st (for Spring 2021) Masters students only*
School Psychology (EdS, PhD) December 1st (for Fall 2021)

*For full consideration for financial aid please use the January 15th deadline.

All deadlines are 5:00pm Central Standard Time.