University of Washington

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

PhD in Rehabilitation Science:

The PhD Program in Rehabilitation Science will next admit students in fall 2020, with the application cycle beginning in fall 2019. The application deadline will be January 15, 2020. If you would like to schedule an appointment to meet or talk with a representative of the PhD Program, please contact the PhD program office.

All items are submitted online through the Graduate School of the University of Washington:

Please schedule and complete and interview with a program representative well before the January 15 application deadline. (We recommend September, October or November.) The interview does not have to be in person, but must be completed in order to have your application considered. Please email the program office to arrange a time:

Application requirements are:

Underrepresented minorities may choose to submit an additional, optional personal statement of no more than two pages in length that addresses your personal history, family background, and other influences on your intellectual development. The statement should address educational, cultural, and economic opportunities and disadvantages that you have experienced, and ways those experiences have affected the development of your special interests, career plans, and future goals.

In addition to online materials submitted to the UW Graduate School, all applicants are required to mail a hard copy of all official transcripts to the PhD Program. Please send to: University of Washington, PhD Program in Rehabilitation Science, Box 356490, Seattle, WA 98195.

International applicants are required to submit material in addition to those items listed above. Detailed information about International student applications to the Graduate School of the University Washington is on the Grad School website.

International applicants, as well as immigrants to the U.S. and U.S. permanent residents, whose native language is not English, and who have not received a bachelor's degree in the U.S., Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand or the United Kingdom, must submit TOEFL and TSE scores. A minimum official TOEFL score of 580 (or a TOEFLC score of 237) and a minimum TSE score of 55 are required. Test scores must be less than two years old from the test date. No waivers are allowed.

International students must have a visa status that allows academic study at the University of Washington. International applicants include students who hold U.S. visas, such as F-1, J-1 Exchange Visitors, H1-B, any dependent visas or any other non-immigrant classifications. (You are not an International applicant if you hold a U.S. "Green Card or Immigrant" status.)

To learn more about the PhD Program in Rehabilitation Science, please explore the links below:

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