Saint Louis University

Communication Sciences and Disorders Graduate Program

Application Procedures

It is recommended that you begin the application process for graduate program in the fall semester of your graduation year. The completed application and all admission credentials (e.g., letters of recommendation, GRE scores, personal statement, resume) are due February 1st. All application materials are to be sent directly to Graduate Education Admission.

The department of communication sciences and disorders strongly recommends that applicants to our graduate program include the ETS Personal Potential Index (PPI) in their application materials. The PPI asks recommenders to evaluate non-cognitive traits that research indicates may contribute to success in graduate programs. The link for PPI is Additional information may also be found on SLU's page about the PPI evaluations. This instrument may be used to assist us in the admission process.

Students will be enrolled in clinical practicum each semester during their graduate program. Applicants should note eligibility requirements for participation in clinical practicum.

International applicants:

Minimum TOEFL scores: TOEFL (PBT) 600; TOEFL (CBT)  90;  TWE 5.0

Saint Louis University Graduate Education Application

The application process is handled on-line (
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