Doctoral Student Application Checklist

Please complete steps one and two to reserve your seat in the cohort:

1

Application for Graduate Admission

Complete and submit the cohort application by clicking the button.

2

Application Fee

Please click the button to submit your non-refundable $50 application fee. This button will take you directly to Concordia’s secure online payment form.

 

Once your seat has been reserved, please follow the remaining steps to complete your admissions file:

3

Financial Aid & Payment Options

Apply for financial aid and/or make arrangements for payment. You will need to complete the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. It is in your best interest to complete the financial aid process as early as possible. For assistance, call Concordia’s financial aid help-line at 708-209-3347.

To inquire about the Pay-As-You-Go plan, please contact the Business Services Office at 708-209-3237.

4

Official Transcripts

Arrange for all official, sealed academic transcripts from institutions where degrees were earned to be sent to Concordia University Chicago. For transcript review questions, contact the Office of Graduate Admission directly at 708-209-4093.

Please email official electronic transcripts to: cuctranscripts@graduateprogram.org

Please mail transcripts to:
7400 Augusta Street
River Forest, IL 60305
Attn: Office of Graduate Admission and Enrollment Services #158

5

Objective Statement

Clicking the button will take you to a form where you can submit your objective statement. You can upload a document from Microsoft word. This statement should include information on your future educational goals and/or objectives and their relationship to pursuing graduate work at Concordia Chicago.

6

Letters of Recommendation

Please arrange for two letters of recommendation to be completed and returned to Concordia University. To get started, click the button and enter the information for each recommender. Concordia will email the form directly to the recommender on your behalf.

7

Test Scores

Please provide Miller Analogies or GRE test scores from an exam taken within the last three years. Please submit test scores to Concordia University Chicago.

8

Professional Resume & Certificates

Please provide a copy of your resume that documents 2 years of teaching/administrative leadership experience and your teaching/administrative certificates. You can upload these documents by clicking the button.

9

Writing Sample

Please submit a paper that demonstrates your ability to write in a scholarly manner at a level typical of graduate work. A paper from your master’s program would be most appropriate. This sample should be approximately 5 pages long (no longer than 5 pages); please submit the sample in Word format and upload using the button.

10

Graduate Registration Form

You will receive this form from the Graduate Information Office approximately 4- 6 week prior to the program beginning.