Master's Application Materials and Procedures



All application materials should be submitted electronically when completing the online application for graduate study at ISU.

There are several forms that are specific to application to the Master’s program and they must be downloaded below.  Please save these forms, complete them, and upload them during the online application process.

The Master’s-specific forms include:  a separate Application for Admission for the Master’s program, a Personal Statement form, and a Recommendation for Admission form that will be submitted by your references.  Please follow the instructions below for applying to the Master’s program.

1.     Download the following forms:

  1. Master's Program Application for Admission
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Recommendation for Admission

2.     Complete the Application for Admission:  Experimental Psychology Master’s Program form.  Be sure to complete all fields.  Enter scores for all GRE administrations.  Save the completed application.

3.     Complete our Personal Statement form.  You can either type your personal statement directly into the form, or paste your statement into the form.  Be sure to specifically state why you have chosen to apply to the Master’s program in Experimental Psychology at ISU.  Save this form after completion, so that you can submit it during the online application process.

4.     Complete the top portion of the Recommendation for Admission form.  Save it, with your information at the top, and email the form to each of your references before beginning the online application process.

Explain to your references that they will be receiving an email from the ISU College of Graduate and Professional Studies requesting that they submit a letter of recommendation.  They should submit both their letter and the Recommendation for Admission form when completing their recommendation.  Please ensure that your references expect to receive the email from ISU and that they have the rating form before beginning the online process; an automated request will be sent to your references immediately upon completing the application.

5.        Complete the online application for graduate study at ISU.  Be sure to submit the following items when completing your online application: a) Your application for admission to the Master’s Program, b) your personal statement form, and c) your vitae.

Enter all required information.  Have the email addresses for your references available at the time that you are completing your application because you will need to enter them on the online application form.

6.    Official transcripts for all institutions attended (undergraduate and graduate) must be sent directly from the school attended to the following address:

        Indiana State University
        Graduate Admissions
        Welcome Center
        318 North Sixth Street
        Terre Haute, IN 47809-1904

        E-transcripts should be sent to

7.  GRE scores are to be sent directly to Indiana State University from ETS.   The Institution Code for ISU is: 1322.     

8.  International students seeking to apply to the program, please also refer to the following link:


If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Dr. Veanne Anderson, Director of the Master’s Program, You can also contact Emilie McFaddin, Student Services Assistant,

Applications for the Master’s Program in Experimental Psychology are due by February 15th.  Enrollment is only accepted for the Fall semester.


Department of Psychology