How to Apply
Application instructions and submission information can be found on the Graduate College website by clicking here.
We recommend that prior to applying you contact faculty you are interested in performing research with and/or the Department Graduate Program Director, Dr. Heather McCarthy, Associate Professor.
Applicants holding a B.Sc. may apply for admission into any of our Ph.D. programs.
Fall Entry -
Domestic Students - April 1st
International Students - March 1st
Please note that primary consideration is given to applications received by Jan 15th.
Spring/Summer Entry -
Domestic Students - October 1st
International Students - September 1st
The following items are required by the department and will be submitted via the applications system. Please do not send these items directly to department faculty or staff.
- Three letters of recommendation
- Official transcripts for all institutions attended
- Personal Statement
- TOEFL or IELTS Scores (International Students Only)
- University English Proficiency Requirements
Graduate Handbook (pdf)
OU is a signer of the Council of Graduate School's April 15 Resolution. This means that, in case we make you an offer, we will not require your response before April 15. For more information, click here.