Application Instructions

How to Apply (US Applicants)

To complete the application, do the following:

  1. Create a BYU Net ID. Current BYU students should use their current Net ID.

  2. Obtain an endorsement. Visit for completion of this requirement. This is required of all applicants, regardless of religion.

  3. Start an online application by creating an application username and password.

  4. Take the required tests for your program. Test scores must be submitted to BYU's institution code (R-4019 for tests by ETS) to be considered official. Unofficial test scores may prevent your application from being considered.

  5. Request online letters of recommendation from three professors or professionals. They should know you and be able to evaluate your potential as a graduate student at BYU. Letters are sent electronically through the application. You will need the recommenders' names and e-mail addresses.

  6. Obtain official transcripts and degrees from each institution you have attended. If BYU was the last institution attended in the last 10 years, transcripts do not need to be submitted. If your school requests an email address for sending electronic transcripts, please have your school email them to

  7. Complete any additional application materials that may be required by your department.This may include writing samples, research papers, art slides, audition tapes, interviews, etc. For specific requirements, contact the department.

  8. Check the deadline for the program you wish to enter and submit the application by the required department deadline.

  9. Collect any transcripts, ecclesiastical admission endorsement, or other required materials that have not been submitted online, and mail them to:

Graduate Admissions

Brigham Young University

105 FPH

Provo, UT 84602 





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