2013-2014 Application for Admission

Application Information

A message from the campus:

United States Applicants

  • Before filling out the application, you must create an account.
  • When you have finished filling out the application; you must pay the $35 online application fee via credit card.  
         
    • If you are applying for readmission, please contact our office directly before you complete the application.
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  • Have your official college or university transcripts sent directly to our office at the address indicated in the "Contact Us" section. The Transcripts must arrive in a sealed envelope. Graduates of Bloomsburg University do not need to submit their BU transcripts.
  • All other application materials must also be sent directly to the address indicated in the "Contact Us" section.  
         
    • Please refer to the "To Do List" on your BU student account for specific program application requirements.
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  • Files are not reviewed until ALL materials required for the program are received in the School of Graduate Studies.

International Applicants

  • Before filling out the application, you must create an account.
  • When you have finished filling out the application, you must pay the $60 online application fee with a credit card.
  • Have your official college or university transcripts sent directly to our office at the address indicated in the "Contact Us" section. The Transcripts must arrive in a sealed envelope. Graduates of Bloomsburg University do not need to submit their BU transcripts.  
         
    • Submit credentials to an outside evaluation agency for course-by-course transfer evaluations. Typically our students use the World Educational Services at www.wes.org
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  • All other application materials must also be sent directly to the address indicated in the "Contact Us" section. Please refer to the "To Do List" on your BU student account for specific program application requirements.
  • English Language Equivalency Tests 
         
    • Submit the results of the Test of English Foreign Language (TOEFL) if the applicant's native language is not English. Minimum acceptable TOEFL score is 590 on the paper test, 243 on the computer, and 100 (minimum of 20 in each category) on the web-based test.
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    • We will also accept official scores of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 7.5.
  • A certified financial bank statement to indicate ability to finance education and living expenses for the duration of the student's college career OR a Financial Guarantee from your country of citizenship.
  • A copy of your current valid passport and/or visa.
  • Files are not reviewed until ALL materials required for the program are received in the School of Graduate Studies.

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY

  • Annual Safety and Security Report 
  • Fire Safety Report     

Bloomsburg University is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security.  The annual safety, security and crime statistics report as well as the fire safety and fire statistics are available on BU's Safety On Campus report This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Bloomsburg University or student organizations that are officially recognized by the institution; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.  The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault and other matters. To obtain a printed copy of the annual safety and security report or the fire safety report contact:

Bloomsburg University Police
400 East Second Street
Bloomsburg PA 17815-1301
Phone: (570) 389-4168 Fax: (570) 389-3075

Last updated: 1/9/2014 7:55AM PST

Contact Us

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
School of Graduate Studies
212 Centennial Hall
Bloomsburg, PA  17815

Telephone: (570) 389-4015
Fax number: (570) 389-3054
Website: www.bloomu.edu/gradschool
E-mail: gradadmissions@bloomu.edu

Instructions

To complete this online application, type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the NEXT button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be reentered prior to submittal.

Once you have completed the application, click the SUBMIT button located on the left column to submit the application.

Click here if you have any technical questions or need assistance with this online application.

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