Admissions Process & Applying


Applications must be completed online. As part of the application, there is a nonrefundable $95.00 application fee. Applications will not be considered complete until payment has been received. The application portal can be found here.

Components of the application:

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official undergraduate transcript (and graduate transcript if applicable).
  • Personal statement (200 words) describing your background and interests relevant to entering the mental health counseling profession.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores (Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) scores are also acceptable)

For applicants from countries where English is not the language of instruction, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores must also be submitted. Minimum score requirements are as follows:


  • Paper-based test: 550
  • Internet-based test
    • Reading: 21
    • Listening: 18
    • Speaking: 23
    • Writing: 22


  • Band score: 7.0