Online MPA: Admissions
|Personal Statement||Please follow the submission instructions in the Graduate Admission Application. Applicants should highlight their professional experience in the personal statement.|
|Online Application Form||Apply Now|
|Degree and Minimum GPA|
|Transcripts||While completing your online application, you will be required to submit one unofficial scanned copy of your transcript or academic record from each school you have attended where you have:|
If an offer of admission is made, UD graduate students must provide their official, final transcripts before the first day of graduate-level classes.
|Letters of Recommendation||Three letters of recommendation. Recommendation forms are emailed directly from the online application to the three recommenders whose names and email addresses you provide. Instructions for returning the completed forms are included in the emails.|
|Supplementary Information Form||Please fill out and return this Supplementary Information Form.|
|Application Fee||For the current application season, the application fee is $75.00. We encourage applicants seeking an application fee waiver to begin an online application and complete as much as possible without submitting payment. You may contact the graduate director of the program to which you’re applying here and send a request with your 9-digit application ID — departments may be able to pay the application fee for you.|
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The University of Delaware is an ideal place for a great education in a global atmosphere. Nearly 30% of all the University’s graduate students are international and are from over 100 countries. If you are an international applicant, you’ll also need to submit:
|English Language Proficiency||The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required of all foreign applicants. A minimum score of 105 (TOEFL iBT) is required for admission consideration. We will accept iTEP Academic-Plus scores if TOEFL testing is not available to an applicant.|
The Graduate & Professional Education office provides more detailed TOEFL information on its test scores page.
Services for International Students
UD offers many services to help you, both in class and out.
- Graduate student organizations
- Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS)
The online MPA program accepts up to nine transfer credits with the approval of the program director. For more information about transferring your prior credits, contact a helpful admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338.
When to Apply
Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes begin, and you may begin in the fall, summer or spring semesters. Applicants are considered for admission on a rolling basis.
Note: Full-time program applicants interested in merit-based funding consideration should apply early as those awards are distributed on a rolling basis typically at or close to the time of admission.
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Fill out your online application now to be considered for the program’s next available start date.
To get more details, contact an admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338 or complete a brief request for more information.