International applicants may find the How to Apply section of the Office of International Affairs website helpful when preparing to submit an application.
Purdue University Program Educational Credential Requirements
(Addiction Neuroscience, PhD; Clinical Psychology, PhD; Industrial/Organizational Psychology, MS)
Purdue University graduate programs must follow the eligibility standards established by the Purdue University Graduate School. Minimum requirements include: Completion of at least 16 years of primary+secondary+tertiary education and have earned a university first degree.
Indiana University Program Educational Credential Requirements
(Applied Social and Organizational Psychology, PhD)
Indiana University graduate programs must follow the eligibility standards established by the Indiana University Graduate School. Minimum requirements include: Have completed a university first degree that grants eligibility for graduate study in a recognized university in that same country.
Purdue University and Indiana University English Language Requirements
All non-native speakers of English must also submit proof of English proficiency unless the applicant has a Bachelor's degree or graduate or professional degree conferred within the 24 months of the anticipated program start date from the US or a predominantly English-speaking country (check here for the official list). The IUPUI Psychology Department accepts TOEFL scores (Test of English as a Foreign Language) as well as IELTS (International English Language Testing System).
TOEFL Paper-Delivered - There is no total score for the Revised Paper-Delivered test, however the following sub-score minimums must be met: Reading-19, Listening-14, Writing-18.
TOEFL iBT (internet-based test) - A minimum score of 86 is required. Additionally, the following sub-score minimums must be met: Writing-18, Listening-14, Speaking-18, Reading-19. Both total and sub-score minimums must be met to qualify for admission. The average score of admitted students is above 100.
IELTS: 6.5 overall band score must be met to qualify for admission. Additionally, the following sub-score minimums must be met: Reading-6.5, Listening-6.0, Speaking-6.0, Writing-5.5. Both total and sub-score minimums must be met to qualify for admission.
You must request that official score reports be sent directly from the reporting institution (ETS or IELTS Test Partners) to IUPUI.
For TOEFL, use institution code 1325.
For IELTS, please request that your scores be sent to:
Psychology Graduate Admissions
Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis
402 North Blackford Street, LD 124
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-3275
International applicants without the required background for the program they apply to cannot be accepted for graduate study, regardless of the name of any first degree they may hold.