The University of Philosophical Research has an “open enrollment” policy: students may enter the program at the beginning of any calendar Term. Their schedule of courses will begin with the first Quarter they enter the program and continue from there.
Information required for admission to either of our graduate programs can be downloaded from our website.
REQUEST A PRINTED CATALOG
To request a printed Academic Catalog, you may:
Prospective students must have provided an application fee of $75 at the time of application. Initial notifications of acceptance for the academic year will be mailed to applicants prior to the start of their first quarter of the degree program. Those who are unable to attend the academic year they have initially applied for must submit a new application should they wish to be considered for acceptance at a later date.
Application deadlines for all materials is three weeks prior to the start of Term (see Academic Calendar).
HOUSING & OUT OF COUNTRY STUDENTS
UPR is a non-resident school, and does not provide housing for students, neither does it provide any visa services—all courses are through distance learning. All instruction at the University of Philosophical Research is in the English language, and no ESL accommodations are provided.
ACCEPTABLE TOEFL SCORES
International students who are not first-language English proficient, or those having a degree from a university where English was not the primary language of instruction, are required to pass the Test of English Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 530 on the examination.
TRANSFER OF CREDITS
The University of Philosophical Research does not allow for the transfer of credits to be applied to either of its Master of Arts programs. Units you earn in our Masters of Arts programs may or may not be transferable to any other college or university, such issues must be resolved by the college or university in question. This is the case with all institutions of higher education. In addition, if you earn a degree, diploma or certificate in our Masters of Arts programs, it also may or may not serve as a basis for obtaining a higher level degree at another college or university. UPR does not allow academic credit for standardized tests
PURSUING A SECOND DEGREE
Pursuit of a second degree within the University of Philosophical Research may not be permissible until such time as additional for-credit electives or acceptable transfer credits can be formulated within the program guidelines.