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Special EducatioN PhD – Online

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Applicants for Online Programs: please be sure to check your eligibility by state of residence.

Application Deadline

We recommend that you apply at least 60 days before the start of your first semester, but you can contact the Program Coordinator to confirm upcoming deadlines.

Application process

A completed application typically takes four to six weeks to process. The application process and necessary forms are available on the School of Special Education's PhD Application page. Choose Special Education PHD (Extended Campus) as your academic program of interest on the application.

International Students

All international (non-U.S. citizen) applicants should mark Yes for "Are you an international student?" at the beginning of the graduate application process. In addition to any application steps listed above, you will also need to prepare the following for your application:

  • Demonstration of Language proficiency – either a Qualifying test score (TOEFL IBT: 80, IELTS: 6.5, PTE-A: 60) or a petition for exemption. UNC's institutional code for TOEFL is 4074.
  • Copy of passport bio page**
  • Financial Documentation** – we will need to verify that you can financially cover the estimated costs (tuition, fees, room, board, insurance, books, supplies, travel) of the time you will be in the U.S. Those applying to programs that last longer than 1 year will only need to provide proof for the first year at the time of application.

** = Items marked with ** are only required for applicants who will be coming to the United States.

For more information about UNC International Admissions and the UNC Center for International Education, please visit the International Admissions site, email grad.school@unco.edu, or call 970-351-2831.

Snapshot

Credits Required:
77
Time to Completion:
3-5 years including dissertation
Tuition:
$615/credit hour

Delivery Options:

Program Coordinator:

Silvia Correa-Torres, EdD

970-351-1660

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