The Graduate Institute | Admissions Office | 171 Amity Road, Bethany, CT 06524
Phone: (203) 874-4252 |
info@learn.edu | www.learn.edu

Admissions Application

Admission Requirements


Admission to The Graduate Institute Master's of Arts and Certificate programs requires candidates to hold a Bachelor's degree with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. The degree must have provided general academic preparation for graduate study, and must have been awarded by an institution of higher education that is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education.

The Institute may also recognize degrees from foreign institutions of substantial quality and reputation. Applicants whose native language is not English must attain a score of at least 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language or demonstrate English proficiency in the essay and interview components of the application.

Auditing a Degree Program or Certificate


Individuals without Bachelor's degrees may audit a program with special permission from the Provost and the Program Coordinator. Auditors are required to submit all application materials and are expected to complete the program as if they were degree candidates.

Completion of the Admissions File

The following materials must be attached to this form under "Documentation(s) Required" section, emailed to info@learn.edu or sent directly to The Graduate Institute's Administrative Offices:
The Graduate Institute | Admissions Office | 171 Amity Road | Bethany, CT 06524


  • Completed Application Form: two-page hard copy or online form (both available at www.learn.edu)
  • Application Fee: $60 processing fee payable to The Graduate Institute (nonrefundable)
  • Current Resume: description of professional credentials and experience
  • Two Letters of Recommendation: testaments to academic or professional abilities and achievements
  • Official Transcripts from Previously Attended Colleges and Universities: transcripts sent directly to The Institute in an envelope signed and sealed by the registrar of the degree-granting institution
  • Statement of Intent and Vision: two-page essay expressing goals for personal and professional development
  • Proof of Immunization: proof of Measles vaccinations (one administered on or after January 1, 1969 and one administered on or after January 1, 1980), Rubella vaccinations required by law from all applicants born after December 31, 1956, and proof of Varicella vaccination required by law for all applicants born after December 31, 1979.
  • Interview: in-person or by telephone

Admission to the Transformative Coach Training program requires a completed Application form, a $60 Application Fee, and Proof of Immunization only.

Application Deadlines

Applicants are responsible for the submission of all materials, and they are notified with a decision regarding admission once all materials have been submitted and the application file is complete. Applications and supporting materials need not be submitted together. It is recommended that the application form or online application is submitted early, as supporting materials, such as transcripts and letters of recommendation, may take several weeks to arrive. The deadline for receipt of applications and supporting materials is one month before the program's published start date. However, late applications are considered if there is available space in the program. After one year, incomplete applications are removed from active status.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Information provided with this application will not be disclosed to any party unless approved for official reasons.
Note: Fields that are required are in red

Additional name(s) that may appear on transcript(s)

Optional, will be used on ID tag.

Contact Information

Mailing Address, if different from above

Citizenship Status

If you are not a US Citizen, Please fill out the information below)


(If Not, Please fill out the information below)

PROGRAM INFORMATION

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND


Please list in chronological order all colleges and universities you have attended (undergraduate or graduate).

City,State,Country

City, State, Country

City, State, Country

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION


If other than USA

Documentation(s) Required


description of professional credentials and experience

testaments to academic or professional abilities and achievements

testaments to academic or professional abilities and achievements

Transcripts sent directly to The Institute in an envelope signed and sealed by the registrar of the degree-granting institution

two-page essay expressing goals for personal and professional development

proof of Measles vaccinations (one administered on or after January 1, 1969 and one administered on or after January 1, 1980), Rubella vaccinations required by law from all applicants born after December 31, 1956, and proof of Varicella vaccination required by law for all applicants born after December 31, 1979.

OPTIONAL DATA

This information will not be used in any way to influence decisions made pertaining to the application.

STATEMENT OF TRUTH

Falsification of any information on this application and supporting credentials will render the applicant ineligible for admission or for continuation in any of The Graduate Institute's programs.


The information provided with this application shall not be disclosed to any party, including the applicant, unless approved by the Office of Admissions who may, for official reasons, disclose information to those individuals deemed advisable.

Disclosure

The Graduate Institute, from time to time, is unable to run a particular program due to insufficient enrollment, in which case the school postpones or cancels the program. If that were to occur, the student may request and will receive the full reimbursement of all tuition and fees. If the overall enrollment in the school is not sufficient for the running of the programs, the same policy will be in effect.
Required
The Graduate Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity organization. The Institute does not discriminate, or permit discrimination, on the basis of age, ancestry, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, affectional preference, marital or family status, socio-economic status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, political beliefs, physical handicap, developmental disability, HIV infection, AIDS-related complex, AIDS, or any other legally protected characteristic. It does not discriminate in its education programs or in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs or activities. The Graduate Institute is governed by, and conforms to, the regulations and policies articulated in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.