Students must be admitted
to both institutions jointly. Admission will be granted to a
limited number of qualified students; therefore, application
should be made as early as possible. Applications are encouraged
from both men and women, particularly from members of minority
groups or individuals with disabilities. Completed applications
must be received by April 1 for the fall semester
or October 1 for the spring semester, although
late applications are allowed at the discretion of the Program
Committee. The Program Committee is responsible for making admission
decisions consistent with campus regulations (see Application
Procedure in this booklet).
To be admitted to the Joint Doctoral Program, an applicant must
have received a bachelor’s or master’s degree in
science, engineering, or mathematics from an accredited institution.
Moreover, he or she must have attained scholastic records and
present confidential recommendations which indicate that he
or she is well qualified to pursue, with distinction, advanced
study and research. Be advised that admission may be refused
solely on the basis of limited facilities in the option desired.
You may apply online
The analytical, verbal,
and quantitative portion of the General Record Examination (GRE)
is required before admission. GRE subject examinations (mathematics
and engineering) are not required. Applicants whose first or
native language is not English are required to have a current
minimum score of 550 (213 on the new scale) on the Test of English
as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); however, this requirement may
be waived for students with a bachelor’s and master’s
degree from an accredited U. S. university.
complete application forms for both CGU and CSULB. The completed
application package must include official transcripts, three
letters of reference (preferably on the forms supplied in
the CGU package), a personal statement and a resume. Current,
official GRE scores are required. Scores may not be older
than 5 years.
application package (including a separate Long Beach fee and
application) must be submitted to the CGU Admissions Office,
160 East Tenth Street, Claremont, CA 91711-6163. Do not send
application materials to CSULB as this will result in considerable
delay. Both application fees are required.
are acceptable for the Joint Program; however, consult the
Program Advisors at CGU and CSULB for appropriate procedures.
The CGU director
of the CSULB/CGU Joint Doctoral Program, Ellis Cumberbatch,
reviews completed files. In the event of a negative review,
a rejection letter is issued by CGU. In the event of a positive
review, the application, along with a copy of the completed
file, is forwarded to the CSULB director of the CSULB/CGU
Joint Doctoral Program, Dr. Burkhard Englert.
Results of the
Long Beach review are transmitted back to CGU Math. Upon a
positive review by CSULB, the application and fee are sent
to the CSULB Admissions Office to be processed. A negative
review initiates a rejection letter from CGU.
to the program, CGU will generate two admission letters; one
is mailed to the student and one is sent to CSULB. This letter
includes a decision card and specifies a required $200 tuition
deposit that should be submitted to CGU if the student chooses
to accept the offer of admission.
to provisional status must provide the materials needed to
complete their files before the end of their first semester
of enrollment. Official scores for the GRE General Test are
required of all students before admission to full graduate
standing. The joint faculty program committee will review
completed files for change of status.
progress of students admitted to conditional status will be
reviewed by the program committee prior to a decision about
change of status.