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Application deadlines

Applications open September 1 of each year.  All application materials must be received by the following dates:

  • PhD program — January 15
  • AuD program — February 1
  • MSDE program — December 15 (early decision), February 1 (priority decision), or June 1 for rolling admissions (fall entry, as available)

Application instructions

The following items are required and must be received by the stated application deadline.

  • Completed application, including personal statement
  • Application fee (non-refundable) of $25*
  • Transcripts (official or unofficial) from all college/university coursework, uploaded to the online application
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • AuD and PhD applicants only: Official scores from the GRE, submitted to Institution Code 6929 (Washington University), Department Code 0602 (Audiology)

Optional for all applicants:

Additional requirements for international students:

  • An official evaluation of transcripts from a credentialing agency must be submitted for all international applicants — see FAQ page for more information
  • Official scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all international applicants whose native language is not English


Any application materials sent by mail should be sent to the address below:

Washington University School of Medicine
Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences
MSC 8042-26-2000
660 S. Euclid Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110

*Application fee waivers are available for all applicants to the MSDE program. Please send a request to the email address above to receive a fee waiver code.


Testemonial headshot of berkowiczGraduate students havethe opportunity to learn from a diverse faculty who are dedicated to sharing their expertise. The learning atmosphere is open and encouraging. Students are challenged to think, their opinions are valued, and creative thinking and problem solving are highly encouraged.

— Lynda Berkowitz, MSSH

Instructor in Audiology and Communication Sciences and Co-Principal, Central Institute for the Deaf