Doctoral Admission

WilmU's doctoral admissions process is smooth and convenient for working adults, with no GRE or GMAT scores required.

Admission Requirements

Please submit the following documents:

Doctoral Program-Specific Requirements

Select your program from the drop-down list below to view any additional admission requirements and start dates.*

Completed Doctoral Application with a $35 application fee

Some programs do have application deadlines. Use the filter in the Program-Specific Requirements section above to see if your program has an application deadline.

All applications for admission are valid only for the semester for which you apply. If you would like to change the semester in which you intend to begin classes, a deferral request can be submitted within the Admissions portal. Learn more about the deferral process.

Official Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree Transcripts

Transcripts from all previously attended institutions are required and must show conferral dates. See Submitting Your Transcripts for instructions and more information.

Immunization Record

View immunization records policy.

*In addition to general admissions requirements, admission to certain College of Education programs require applicants to have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for coursework completed during the most recent two years of the applicant’s general education, whether secondary or post-secondary, OR approval from the Program Chair.

What’s Next After You Apply

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The FAFSA should only be submitted if you are interested in receiving federal financial aid. Use our Federal School Code 007948.

What's Next After You Have Been Accepted

Get your WilmU ID card

An ID card is needed only if you’re taking classes on-site at one of our locations.

Log in to myWilmU

Your myWilmU login credentials will be sent to you once you’ve been accepted. myWilmU is our online hub that allows you to:

  • Update your personal information.
  • View your program’s course requirements in DegreeWorks.
  • Register for courses.
  • View financial aid requirements and status.
  • Select your payment plan in the Payment Center.
  • Buy your books.

Have Questions? Let us help!

Our Enrollment and Engagement Counselors can guide you through the application process, admissions requirements, funding options and more so you can build the WilmU education plan that works for you.