Doctor of Audiology Admissions & Deadlines

Admissions requirements

To be considered for admission into the Doctor of audiology program, do the following:

  1. Earn a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university prior to matriculation.
  2. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
  3. Complete courses (with a grade of “C” or higher) with the following content prior to matriculation:
    1. Behavioral/social sciences
    2. Biological sciences
    3. Mathematics
    4. Physical sciences

How to apply

Entry term: Fall (September)
Application cycle: September - January
Application deadline: January 1

Complete the following steps to apply to the Doctor of Audiology program:

  Submit your application using the Communication Science and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS).

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  You will also need the following ready to submit directly to CSDCAS:

  1. Official transcripts from every U.S. college or university attended. For coursework completed outside the United States, you need to submit an international course evaluation.
  2. GRE verbal and quantitative scores, taken within the last five years. Send scores to CSDCAS (institution code 0781). GRE scores are considered as part of the overall application package. They are not evaluated independently as exclusion criteria for admission, but they are used in scholarship decisions.
  3. Submit evaluations from three college-level instructors in your major who can speak to your potential to be successful in a challenging graduate program. CSDCAS will contact each reference with instructions on how to complete an online evaluation.
  4. Personal statement.

  If your native language is not English, submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores.

In accordance with the Rush ICARE values (Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and in an effort to support diversity and inclusion in our student body, the Rush Doctor of Audiology Program takes all required application materials into consideration in the admissions process.

You will be informed if you are required to complete the secondary Rush Application. Please do not complete the secondary application until you have been asked to do so.

Admissions Contact
Phone: (312) 942-0432


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