How to Apply

M.A.-SLP and Au.D. applicants are required to complete the following CSDCAS sections to be considered for our program:

  • Submission of official transcripts
  • CSDCAS Verified Academic history
  • Three Evaluations (Letters of Recommendation)
    • At least two of the letters should be from individuals who can comment on your intellectual and academic potential
  • Personal Essay uploaded in Supporting Information section

Ph.D. applicants must submit the following to IU's application portal: 

  • Official transcripts for all previously attended colleges and universities
  • Three Letters of Recommendation from individuals familiar with your ability to do scholarly work. 
  • 300-500 word Statement of Purpose

Admission guidelines

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in speech and hearing sciences or an acceptable related field, such as biology, engineering, linguistics, or psychology.
  • Recommended grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Application deadlines

The university deadline for admission to the Fall semester is December 1 for international students and January 15 for U.S. citizens. Only under special circumstances will we consider applications for the Spring and Summer semesters. To be considered for financial support, all of your application materials must be received by January 15.


If you have questions about the online application, please contact the University Graduate School.

If you have questions about the application process not addressed here, please contact our graduate secretary, Kimberly Elkins, at (812) 855-4202 or

We do recommend you contact our department to ensure we receive your application materials by January 15.