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Doctoral Degree in Philanthropic Studies

Admission Requirements

  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts. These can be sent to the address below:
    IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
    Attn: Student Services
    University Hall, Suite 3000
    301 University Blvd.
    Indianapolis, IN 46202-5146
  • GRE test scores. Results from the Graduate Record Examination taken within the past five years are required. Scores should be submitted to IUPUI electronically via the Educational Testing Service (ETS). Please use the IUPUI code R1325 when submitting your scores via ETS.
  • Three letters of reference
  • Current curriculum vitae or résumé. Please send your most up-to-date CV or résumé to the Office of Student Services (mailto:sopphd@iupui.edu).
  • Three-page statement of purpose summarizing professional goals and proposed research area

Admissions Deadline

Applications and all supporting documentation are required by January 15.

Number of Students Admitted

Three to four students are accepted each year.

Expected Costs

Tuition and fees for each academic year are calculated in July and these costs can be viewed on the Enrollment and Management website. Rates are subject to change by the Indiana University Board of Trustees.

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Application Information For International Students

  • English Proficiency Verification
  • Official Academic Records
  • Test Scores
  • Financial Support Agreement and Expenses
  • Immigration Documentation
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Application Instructions

Information for F1/J1/F2/B2 visa holders

  • Financial Instructions and Financial Support Agreement
  • Estimated Expenses

More information on international applications.

For questions regarding the application process, please the Office of Student Services (mailto:sopphd@iupui.edu).

Last updated: May 2021