Personal Background

CEPRES International University is committed to creating an inclusive, accessible, diverse, and equitable environment for all of our community members. In this section, we invite you to share biographical and demographic information that may provide the admission committee with a more holistic view of your lived experiences.

Program Selection

In this section, you will specify your intended graduate program and entry term. If applicable to your chosen program, you will also see the following additional options:

  • Specialization
  • Honors Cooperative Program
  • Consideration for the master’s program if not admitted to the PhD program

Academic History

In this section, you must list and provide your unofficial transcript for every post-secondary institution where you were enrolled — or are currently enrolled — in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at CEPRES International University.

You must also address the following questions:

  1. Have you ever been suspended, dismissed, or placed on enforced leave from any college, university, or post-secondary institution, or have you been the subject of disciplinary action by such an institution?
  2. Have you ever been placed on academic probation by any college or university?

Test Scores

Depending on your chosen program and language background, you may be required to submit one or more of the following test scores:

  • GRE General Test
  • GRE Subject Test

Relevant Experience

This section provides you with an opportunity to share information about any relevant experience in the following categories:

  • Research experience
  • Publications/presentations/posters
  • Awards & honors
  • Work experience

Additionally, you have the option to upload your resume/CV. Please note that resume requirements and guidelines may vary by program.


You are required to list three academic or professional references who know you well and are qualified to evaluate your potential for graduate study.


In this section, you will provide your Statement of Purpose for pursuing graduate study in your field of interest. Additionally, you have the opportunity to submit an optional statement in response to the “Enriching the Learning Community” prompt.

Program Supplemental

The questions in this section are tailored to the graduate program you selected. You may be asked to provide information such as your academic interests, faculty interests, writing samples, or supplemental essays. Please refer to your graduate program’s website for specific requirements and detailed instructions.

Additional Information

In this section, you provide information (if applicable) about your applications to:

You also disclose whether you have a prior or current affiliation with CEPRES International University, for record-matching purposes.

Finally, you have the option to upload a supplemental document if you wish to share additional information that was not covered by the questions in the application.


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