Disability Policy and Services

Application deadline and instructions

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and may be submitted at any time.

Admission is open to degree-seeking or non-degree seeking students.

Applications are not complete until ALL required materials and fees have been received.

Students must complete all program requirements within five years after program admission, and must maintain a minimum 3.00 GPA. To stay in good program standing, students must carry no more than three credits of incomplete coursework and must respond to an annual survey updating their current status in the program.

Online application and instructions

Admission requirements

Degree: Bachelor's degree. Students must have completed a two- or four-year college degree or equivalent coursework.

GPA: Undergraduate 2.5

GRE scores: Not required

TOEFL/IELTS Scores (Not required for U.S. students):

  • TOEFL: Internet based = 79 or above
    (21 writing/19 reading)
  • IELTS = 6.5

Tuition information


If a graduate student in an OLPD program has become inactive they must follow the readmission procedures.


Rebecca Dosch Brown
Interdisciplinary Education Director
612-301-3438 | dosch018@umn.edu