Admission

Empower marginalized communities 
through social change.

Empower marginalized communities
through social change.

Admission Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a college or university regionally accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or an equivalent degree from an international college or university.
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for undergraduate and graduate coursework.
  • Completion, with a grade of C or better, of 2 three-credit courses (six credits total), in program relevant areas such as social or political science, sociology, women’s or gender studies, economics, policy, community development, research methods, and statistics.  Equivalencies will be considered.

Applicants are required to submit the following items to be considered for admission:

  • Application and application fee
  • Statement of Intent answering the following questions:
    • Why are you interested in your chosen field and program?
    • Why is Adler University’s program a good fit for you?
    • What are your career goals and interests?
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended (U.S and Canada)
    • Please have official transcripts sent directly to the Office of Admissions
    • Unofficial transcripts are accepted for any schools in which a degree was not received
    • International transcripts must be evaluated by a transcript evaluation service
  • Three letters of Recommendation
    • These should be from someone who can specifically speak to your academic and professional abilities

Approved applicants will be invited to complete an interview with faculty. Please submit all application materials to the Office of Admissions prior to the application deadline.