Application Deadlines

Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis. To receive full consideration for August, candidates are encouraged to submit all application materials as early as possible.

Admissions Requirements

1. Application Fee

A $75 application fee is due when you submit your online application. Waivers are available for qualified students.

2. Bachelor’s Degree

A four-year U.S. bachelor’s degree in any academic field from an accredited college or university with a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required. If you have a three-year non-U.S. degree, you may request a review for determination as to equivalency.

3. Transcripts

Unofficial transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework is required with your application. Do not mail official transcripts during the applicant stage. An English translation must accompany transcripts issued in a language other than English.

4. Resume

A resume or curriculum vitae that documents your prior work experience, publications, honors and awards received and a summary of your educational credentials.

5. GMAT (preferred) or GRE Scores

GMAT

  • 570 or higher preferred

GRE

  • Quantitative: 60th percentile
  • Verbal + Quantitative: 50th percentile

6. Personal Statement

The personal statement should detail your goals and objectives and clearly identify your interest in the Lerner College degree program. The essay is a second written requirement; details are outlined in the application.

7. Two Letters of Recommendation

Recommendation forms are emailed directly from the online application to the two recommenders whose names and email addresses you provide. Instructions for returning the completed forms are included in the emails.

8. International Students: Language Test Requirement

International applicants must submit one of the following:

  1. Proof of having earned a degree in either the United States or a country where the primary language is English;
  2. TOEFL score of 100 or higher; or
  3. IELTS score of 7.5 or higher

The Graduate & Professional Education office provides more detailed TOEFL information.

Tuition and Fees

All tuition rates and fees are for 2016-2017.

Delaware Residents

Visit the registrar’s website for residency requirements.

Full Time
Tuition $780/credit
Health Fee $227 (per semester)
Center Fee $119 (per semester)

Part Time
Tuition $780/credit
Registration Fee $30 (per semester)

Domestic Residents

(US Citizens, Permanent Residents, Work-visa holders)

Full Time
Tuition $1,000/credit
Health Fee $227 (per semester)
Center Fee $119 (per semester)

Part Time
Tuition $1,000/credit
Registration Fee $30 (per semester)

International Residents

Full Time
Tuition $1,350/credit
Health Fee $227 (per semester)
Center Fee $119 (per semester)
International Student Fee $100 (per semester)