The Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Admission Requirements

Note: The application deadline for admissions is February 1st

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Completion of a Bachelor's Degree

Applicants must complete a bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited in the U.S. or its equivalent from a school in another country. This degree may be in progress during the application process but must be completed prior to beginning AuD courses in the Fall semester.  The applicant's undergraduate degree can be from any field however, if the necessary foundational coursework in communication sciences has not been completed, a one-year pre-professional sequence may be required.  Typically undergraduate degrees in communication sciences, speech pathology, or audiology have the necessary coursework for the student enter the regular Doctor of Audiology degree sequence.  If you are unsure or have questions regarding your specific undergraduate degree, please contact our Audiology Admission Coordinator, Dr. Jeff Brockett, at or (208) 282-2556.

ISU Graduate School Requirements

Admission Requirements for Other Programs (e.g., Master's degrees)

Degree-seeking students must meet the following requirements:

  1. A baccalaureate degree from a college or university regionally accredited in the United States or its equivalent from a school in another country.
  2. The minimum standards are:
    • GPA Standardized Test (last 60 credits) 3.5 to 4.000 No standardized test (GRE/MAT) required
    • GPA Standardized Test (last 60 credits) 3.0 to 3.499 40th Percentile on at least one area of the GRE or 40th Percent tile on the MAT
    • GPA Standardized Test (last 60 credits) 2.5 to 2.999 CombinedVerbal and Quantitative (V+Q) score of 1000 on GRE or 45th Percentile on the MAT
    • GPA Standardized Test (last 60 credits) Below 2.499 No admission
    The method of calculating an Admission GPA is based on the last 60+/- semester undergraduate credits (90+/- quarter credits), using complete semesters (quarters).
    In the case of those students who have not completed the baccalaureate degree, the grade point average will be calculated on the last 60 credits at the time of application.
  3. In instances where a standardized test is required, to register for the GRE, contact either the GRE-ETS, Box 6000, Princeton, New Jersey, 08541-6000, or the ISU Counseling and Testing Center (208)282-2130. To register for the GMAT/MAT, contact the Idaho State University Counseling and Testing Center.
    GRE/GMAT/MAT scores are used for other purposes in addition to admission. Most departments/colleges also use these scores as part of the criteria for awarding graduate assistantships, fellowships, or scholarships. Other parts of the campus may also use these scores in the process of awarding scholarships. Students at Idaho State University may take these tests at the Counseling and Testing Center. Special study sessions are available at the University in the Center for Teaching and Learning (208) 282-3662 to aid the student in preparing for the GRE/GMAT.
  4. Recommendation for admission by the department or college offering the desired degree program. Please see individual department sections of this catalog for additional requirements.
  5. Approval for admission by the Dean of the Graduate School.

Grade Point Average  (GPA) and Standardized Test Requirements

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Requirements

Letters of Reference

Personal Statement Essay

Admission Procedure

Note: The deadline for admissions is February 1st.

Note: The procedures listed below are for applicants who have an undergraduate degree in communication sciences and disorders or similar OR have taken the pre-professional leveling sequence. If your undergraduate degree is in an unrelated field, you will need to complete the Pre-Professional Program before applying to graduate school.

Step One:

Applying for admission to the AuD program begins with an application to the ISU Graduate school. It is a simple on-line application process and includes a $55, non-refundable application fee. In this application process, you will need to provide them with an official copy of your transcripts and GRE scores. Graduate School Online Admissions Application

Step Two

Apply to the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS) . In this application you will submit several pieces of information, including transcripts, letters of recommendation, and your letter of introduction.


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