Apply to the Applied Behavior Analysis & Clinical Science Program

Apply in 3 Simple Steps

Our streamlined application lets you put your best foot forward without the need for standardized graduate entrance exams.

  • Application

    A completed Application for Graduate Admission with a $50 non-refundable application fee. Credit card, check, or money order made payable to Rollins College.

  • Transcripts

    Official transcripts from the bachelor’s- or master’s-degree-granting college or university institution. An undergraduate GPA of 3.0+ is recommended. Official electronic transcripts may be sent to

  • Resume & Recommendations

    A current resume reflecting current position and/or volunteer experience as well as two letters of recommendation are required to be submitted via the online application process.

Application Deadlines

Applications received after June 1 are reviewed on a space-available basis.

Priority Decision

Apply By

February 15

Regular Decision

Apply By

June 1

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  • Students looking to apply must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university by the time they enroll in a graduate course.

Preparing to Apply

  • An essay of two to three pages detailing your understanding of applied behavior analysis as a field, why you would like to become an applied behavior analyst, and why you believe the program is the right fit for you. This essay should be typed and double-spaced and submitted via a Word or PDF document through the online application.
  • Two letters of recommendation are required to be submitted via the online application process. Please identify professional and/or academic supporters who know you and can appraise your ability to pursue a graduate degree in this area. Recommendation letters are confidential and will be received electronically via the online application.

Additional Requirements for International Students

We require all applicants whose first language is not English to adequately demonstrate English competency as part of the application process. Students may demonstrate competency by submitting scores from TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS (International English Language Testing System), or DET (Duolingo English Test). To indicate adequate proficiency, you must score 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT), 80 (IBT) on the (TOEFL), an overall band score of a 6.5 or higher on the (IELTS), or 120 or higher on the DET.

Any student who submits a foreign college/university transcript is responsible for having these transcripts sent through an evaluation service for translation. Josef Silny and Associates, Inc., WES, and SpanTran through their dedicated Rollins portal are the ones that Rollins uses for evaluation services.

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Questions About Applying?

The individualized attention you receive as a Rollins student begins long before you’re actually a student. Get answers to all your questions by connecting with our graduate admission counselors.

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