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Graduate Admission for Masters and Ph.D. Degrees


  • Application

  • Transcripts – Upload a copy of your official transcripts to the electronic application.  If you are admitted, you will be required to submit official final transcripts to the Purdue University Graduate School. 

  • Recommendations (3): If you choose paper recommendations, you must submit in the following format: 1) Download the ECE Recommendation Cover Form, 2) Complete the top portion and sign, waiving your right to view the recommendation, 3) Give to each recommender to finish and include with their letter in a sealed envelope with their signature over the flap.

  • Statement of Purpose

  • Resume

  • Fellowship Essay is only for students who attended a U.S. High School.  (International students should not complete the essay.)
  • Official GRE/TOEFL scores ordered from ETS. 

    • Eligibility for waivers:

      • GRE – no waivers

      • TOEFL waivers will only be granted to the following:
        • International students who have received a degree from a U.S. institution within 24 months, prior to admission.

        • International students who have received a BS or higher degree within 24 months, prior to admission, from a university/college whose primary language of instruction is English in a country where English is the official language.



NOTE:sending additional material – or duplicates of online documents - to enhance your application will not be used in the admission review.