How to apply

1. Review the Admissions Requirements

2. Submit an Application & Fee

  • Early application is strongly encouraged.
  • The Fall 2015 Psychology: Clinical Counseling MS program application will become available on September 1, 2014. Please check back for more information.
  • Submit a $50, non-refundable application fee.

3. Official Transcripts

  • Please submit transcripts from all universities and colleges attended.
  • Only official transcripts will be accepted.
  • If you have studied outside the US, you will need to have your transcripts evaluated for US equivalency using a service such as or

4. Recommendations

  • Three letters of recommendation are required from professionals and/or academicians who know you well (i.e. pre-health advisors/committees, professors, or supervisors)
  • Letters of recommendation must be placed in a sealed envelope from the agency or university for which the recommender works or teaches.
  • A recommendation form has been provided for you within the application; however, if the recommender chooses not to utilize our form, he/she must use the appropriate letterhead stationary to write a free-form recommendation.

5. Test Scores

  • GRE scores should be sent directly to Rosalind Franklin University - Institution Code: 1117 and Department Code 0610.
  • TOEFL scores report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required of any applicant who does not hold US citizenship or permanent residency. The admissions committee will consider waiving this requirement if:
    • An applicant who has been full-time students in a United States college or university for at least two consecutive years.
    • An applicant from a country in which English is the primary language.

6. Background Check

  • Prior to matriculation, students must pass the Rosalind Franklin University criminal background check.

7. Technical Standards for Admissions

Our Address

Application and all supporting materials should be sent to:

  • Rosalind Franklin University
    CHP Admissions
    3333 Green Bay Road
    North Chicago, IL 60064
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