Application Instructions – Rehabilitation and Special Education (Ph.D.)


The program is currently only admitting and preparing students in the area of special education.

FOR THE GRADUATE SCHOOL
  1. Online Application and Payment
  2. Official College Transcripts:
    • Request official transcripts from all colleges you attended
    • Request official transcripts well in advance of March 15 application deadline
    • Send directly to Auburn University Graduate School, 106B Hargis Hall, Auburn, Alabama 36849.
  3. Official GRE Scores:
    • GRE Testing Center must send scores directly to Auburn University’s Graduate School
    • Use AU Code #1005.
    • Allow 4 to 6 weeks to receive and post your scores
  4. TOEFL Report for International students:
    • Minimum score required for admission.
    • Paper TOEFL range = 310 to 677; Auburn minimum 550
    • Computer TOEFL range = 0 to 300; Auburn minimum 213
    • iBT TOEFL range = 0-120; Auburn minimum 79
  5. Three Reference Forms

To check your Graduate School application status, log into your Application Account or check their FAQ.

Questions for the Graduate School? Call 334-844-4700

FOR THE DEPARTMENT
  1. Program Application Supplement
  2. Send the following items to Nancy Evans:
    • Writing Sample. On your sample, include a title of “Writing Sample,” your name, and Special Education Ph.D.  The writing sample should be a minimum two-page paper on an issue or issues related to disabilities in society and/or public schools, including how you will use a doctoral degree to make your contribution to the field. The text should be double-spaced with a 12-point font; use 1 inch margins.
    • Vita or Resume. When sending vita or resume, indicate the program to which you are applying.
    • Teaching Certificate in Special Education. When sending this certificate, indicate the program to which you are applying.

Questions for the Department? Call 334-844-2876. We encourage you to call for confirmation that materials have been received!