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• Note to out-of-state students wishing to enroll in online courses and degree offerings. The University of Virginia is currently working to comply with federal regulations that require it (and all other higher education institutions) to receive official state authorization to offer courses to students physically located outside of Virginia. At present, due to these state authorization regulations, U.Va. Curry School can only accept online course and degree applications from students in approved states which are listed here.

Step 1: Familiarize Yourself

Programs at Curry vary, be sure to spend time looking over your Program Page to learn more about your program, as well as verify details including:

  • Admissions Requirements
  • Term of entry
  • On-Grounds/Off-Grounds availability
  • Additional deadlines
  • Typical length of study

Step 2: Take any required tests and submit your scores to Curry

  • Entrance test requirements vary by program and are listed on the Program Page under "Prerequisites and Admission Requirements".
    • Test scores are just one part of the decision process. We take a holistic review of applications and associate different relative weights to the parts of the application.
    • The average GRE scores for applicants admitted to a master's program for fall 2016 were 156 verbal, 153 quantitative, and 4.5 writing.
    • If more than one test score is submitted, we will use your highest scores when making admission decisions.
    • Applicants may submit unofficial scores with their application; however, official scores are required prior to matriculation.
    • Official GRE scores should be sent to the University of Virginia; the institutional code is 5820.
  • International students must submit either TOEFL or IELTS scores. Scores must not be more than two years old. Applicants who have or will have earned an undergraduate degree from an institution where English is the primary language of instruction do not need to provide TOEFL or IELTS scores.
    • Applicants my submit unofficial scores with their application; however, official scores are required prior to matriculation
    • Official scores should be sent to the University of Virginia. For the TOEFL the institutional code is 5820. IELTS does not require an institutional code.
    • Expected scores:
      Paper-based TOEFL:  600
      Computer-Based TOEFL: 250
      IELTS: 7.0
      IBT TOEFL: at least 22 in writing, 22 in speaking, 23 in reading, and 23 in listening for a total score of 90.
      All incoming (new) graduate students whose first language is one other than English are required to take the University of Virginia English Language Proficiency Exam unless they have been exempted from TOEFL or IELTS.
    • Prospective graduate teaching assistants whose first language is one other than English are required to take the SPEAK Test. A score of at least 55 is required for permission to begin teaching without completion of oral language training. The SPEAK Test is administered in August, December, and May. Candidates for the test are identified by their department. Information about the SPEAK Test is available at www.virginia.edu/provost/caelc.

Step 3: Create your account to apply online

Your application process will be managed through our online system. Create an Application Account to begin applying. You can save and return to your application at any point before you click “submit.”  Once an account is created, you can Login to Your Account at any time.

Step 4: Prepare your goal statement

This is your opportunity to describe your understanding of and interest in the program area to which you are applying. The prompt on the application provides additional information you might include.

Step 5: Submit your recommendations

You are required to submit two letters of recommendations. These should be solicited through your online application. At least one of your recommendations should be from a faculty member. You can submit your application before the letters are received.

Step 6: Upload your transcripts

Upload copies of transcripts showing college coursework and degrees completed to date. Unofficial copies are acceptable. Official transcripts are required only when you accept an offer of admission.  If you are submitting an electronic transcript, please email it directly to gcurryadmission@virginia.edu. A transcript must be provided for each school listed on your application. Transcripts that are not stated in English must be accompanied by a translation into English. Your application will be considered incomplete until all transcripts are received.

Step 7: Check status of application

Login to your account to check the status of your application. You can monitor receipt of recommendations, test scores, and transcripts through the ApplyYourself web site. Remember, it takes approximately 4 weeks for ETS to send us your scores after you take the exam, so plan accordingly to ensure materials reach our office by the application deadline.

 

For application support and specific questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Central Graduate Admissions
gcurryadmission@virginia.edu
Phone: (434) 243-0209

For program- and degree-specific questions, please contact:

Curry Admissions and Enrollment
curry-admissions@virginia.edu
Phone: (434) 924-0742

We strongly discourage applicants from mailing in any items that can be uploaded to avoid delays in your application review and we ask that you not send duplicate copies of previously uploaded documents. If you still need to mail documents to our office, please send them to:

For U.S. Postal:
Curry School of Education Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 401104
Charlottesville, VA 22904

For UPS/FedEx:
Curry School of Education Graduate Admissions
Room 209B
1001 North Emmet Street
Charlottesville, VA 22903

The five-year Bachelor / Master of Teaching (B/MT) program is open to undergraduate U.Va. students and rising third-year transfer students. Admitted students meet Virginia licensure requirements while earning their bachelor's and master's degrees. Areas of study include Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, and Secondary Education (English, foreign language, math, science, social studies). The following admissions instructions are for students currently enrolled in or transfer students who have already been admitted to the University of Virginia.

Step 1: Visit Us

Attend an info session and meet with faculty members to learn more about the Teacher Education program.

Step 2: Pay attention to Deadlines

The standard deadline for B/MT applications is February 1st.  Please contact the Teacher Ed office (Bavaro 326) if you have missed this deadline but are still interested in applying for the following fall.

The deadline for applications for transfer students in March 1st.  A separate application is required for transfer students who wish to begin the fall they arrive on grounds.

Step 3: Do your research

Be sure to visit the program descriptions, to ensure you know all of the pre-requisites necessary for admittance into each program. All students seeking licensure in secondary areas are required to have an undergraduate major in the content in which the student is seeking endorsement.

You may not begin the Bachelor/Master of Teaching program until you have completed 60 credits of college coursework. You should submit your application to the B/MT program during the semester in which you are completing your 60th credit.

Step 4: Apply to Curry

Current University of Virginia students should complete the online application. Transfer students mail their application to TeacherEd@virginia.edu.

Step 5: Submit your test scores

Applicants may submit unofficial scores with their application; however, official scores are required prior to matriculation.

Official scores should be sent to the University of Virginia; the institutional code is 5820 for Praxis and SAT scores, 4412 for ACT scores, and 059 for VCLA scores.

Please note that you must submit qualifying scores on one of the following:

SATs score of 1100, with at least 530 verbal, 530 math, OR
ACTs:  composite score of 24, with at least 22 in math, and an English Plus Reading score of 46 OR
PRAXIS CORE ACADEMIC SKILLS FOR EDUCATORS taken after 1/1/14 – 150 math, 156 reading, 162 writing; if taken prior to 1/1/14, PRAXIS I: 178 math, 178 reading, 175 writing or 532 composite score OR
VCLA: Reading and Writing as an optional assessment for the PRAXIS reading and writing tests (writing subtest of 235, reading subtest of 235, composite score of 470) in combination with qualifying math scores from SATs, ACTs or PRAXIS I (prior to 1/1/14) or PRAXIS CORE.

Step 6: Next Steps

After you’ve applied, you can expect to receive a letter of decision from Curry within 30 days of the application deadline.

The Postgraduate Master of Teaching degree is designed for individuals who have at least an undergraduate degree and are interested in the profession of teaching. This degree establishes eligibility for a teaching license in Virginia's K-12 schools.

Step 1: Familiarize Yourself

Programs at Curry vary, be sure to spend time looking over your Program Page to learn more about your program, as well as verify details including:

  • Admissions requirements
  • Term of entry
  • On-grounds/Off-grounds availability
  • Additional deadlines
  • Typical length of study

Step 2: Take any required tests and submit your scores to the Curry School

  • Applicants to the MT (licensure) program must also submit qualifying test scores on ONE of the exams below. Applicants may submit unofficial scores with their application; however, official scores are required prior to matriculation. Official scores should be sent to the University of Virginia; the institutional code is 5820 for Praxis and SAT scores, 4412 for ACT scores, and 059 for VCLA scores. 
    • PRAXIS I taken prior to 1/1/14: 178 math, 178 reading, 176 writing or 532 composite score; OR
    • Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Test (taken 1/1/14 or after): Reading (5712)--scaled score156, Writing (5722)--scaled score 162, Mathematics (5732)--scaled score 150;  OR
    • SATs taken prior to 4/1/95—score of 1000, with at least 450 verbal and 510 math; if taken after 4/1/95—score of 1100, with at least 530 verbal, 530 math ); OR
    • ACTs: taken prior to 4/1/95—composite score of 21, with at least 21 in math and an ACT English Plus Reading Score no less than  37; if taken after 4/1/95—composite score of 24, with at least 22 math, 46 English Plus Reading score;  OR
    • VCLA: Reading and Writing as an optional assessment for Praxis reading and writing tests (writing subtest of 235, reading subtest of 235, composite score of 470) in combination with qualifying math scores from SATs, ACTs, PRAXIS I (prior to 1/1/14) or the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators.
  • International students must submit either TOEFL or IELTS scores. Scores must not be more than two years old. Applicants who have or will have earned an undergraduate degree from an institution where English is the primary language of instruction do not need to provide TOEFL or IELTS scores.
    • Applicants may submit unofficial scores with their application; however, official scores are required prior to matriculation.
    • Official scores should be sent to the University of Virginia. For the TOEFL the institutional code is 5820. IELTS does not require an institutional code.
    • Expected scores:
      Paper-based TOEFL:  600
      Computer-Based TOEFL: 250
      IELTS: 7.0
      IBT TOEFL: at least 22 in writing, 22 in speaking, 23 in reading, and 23 in listening for a total score of 90.
      All incoming (new) graduate students whose first language is one other than English are required to take the University of Virginia English Language Proficiency Exam unless they have been exempted from TOEFL or IELTS.
    • Prospective graduate teaching assistants whose first language is one other than English are required to take the SPEAK Test. A score of at least 55 is required for permission to begin teaching without completion of oral language training. The SPEAK Test is administered in August, December, and May. Candidates for the test are identified by their department. Information about the SPEAK Test is available at www.virginia.edu/provost/caelc.

Step 3: Create your account to apply online

Your application process will be managed through our online system. Create an Application Account to begin applying. You can save and return to your application at any point before you click “submit.”  Once an account is created, you can Login to Your Account at any time.

Step 4: Prepare your goal statement

This is your opportunity to describe your understanding of and interest in the program area to which you are applying. The prompt on the application provides additional information you might include.

Step 5: Submit your recommendations

You are required to submit two letters of recommendation. These should be solicited through your online application. At least one of your recommendations should be from a faculty member. You can submit your application before the letters are received.

Step 6: Upload your transcripts

Upload copies of transcripts showing college coursework and degrees completed to date. Unofficial copies are acceptable. Official transcripts are required only when you accept an offer of admission. A transcript must be provided for each school listed on your application. Transcripts that are not stated in English must be accompanied by a translation into English. Your application will be considered incomplete until all to date transcripts are received.

Step 7: Check status of application

Login to your account to check the status of your application. You can monitor receipt of recommendations, test scores, and transcripts through the Apply Yourself web site. Remember, it takes at least 4 weeks for ETS to send us your scores after you take the exam, so plan accordingly to ensure materials reach our office by the application deadline.

 

For application support and specific questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Central Graduate Admissions
gcurryadmission@virginia.edu
Phone: (434) 243-0209

For program- and degree-specific questions, please contact:

Curry Admissions and Enrollment
curry-admissions@virginia.edu
Phone: (434) 924-0742

We strongly discourage applicants from mailing in any items that can be uploaded to avoid delays in your application review and we ask that you not send duplicate copies of previously uploaded documents. If you still need to mail documents to our office, please send them to:

For U.S. Postal:
Curry School of Education Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 401104
Charlottesville, VA 22904

For UPS/FedEx:
Curry School of Education Graduate Admissions
Room 209B
1001 North Emmet Street
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Step 1: Apply to Darden

Students will apply and be admitted to the Darden School before applying to the Curry School of Education. There is no specific application deadline for admission into the Curry M.Ed. dual program. Once accepted into Darden’s MBA program, applications to Curry are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Darden MBA application process.

Step 2: Familiarize Yourself

Make sure you know the appropriate deadlines, requirements, and timeframe of the MBA/MEd program. Spend some time exploring your program page to learn everything you will need to know before joining us at Curry.

Step 3: Apply to Curry

Your application process will be managed through our online system. Create an Application Account to begin applying. You can save and return to your application at any point before you click “submit”.  Once your account has been created you can Login To Your Account anytime.

Step 4: Submit your scores

In order to make the application process more efficient, you may submit GMAT scores in lieu of GRE scores if you wish. Applicants may submit unofficial scores with their application; however, official scores are required prior to matriculation. Official scores should be sent to the University of Virginia; the institutional code is 5820 for GRE scores. GMAT scores should be sent to code KC7-0X-86.

Step 5: Prepare your goal statement

This is your opportunity to describe your understanding of and interest in the program area to which you are applying. The prompt on the application provides additional information you might include.

Step 6: Submit your recommendations

You are required to submit two letters of recommendations. These should be solicited through your online application. At least one of your recommendations should be from a faculty member.

Step 7: Upload your transcripts

Upload into the online application system copies of unofficial transcripts showing college coursework and degrees completed to date. A transcript must be provided for each school listed on your application. Transcripts that are not stated in English must be accompanied by a translation into English. Your application will be considered incomplete until all unofficial transcripts are received. Official transcripts are required only when you accept an offer of admission. Official transcripts may be emailed to gcurryadmission@virginia.edu or mailed to the U.S. Postal address below.

Step 8: Check status of application

Login to your account to check the status of your application. You can monitor receipt of recommendations, test scores, and transcripts through the Apply Yourself web site. Remember, it takes at least 4 weeks for ETS to send us your scores after you take the exam, so plan accordingly to ensure materials reach our office by the application deadline.

 

For application support and specific questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Central Graduate Admissions
gcurryadmission@virginia.edu
Phone: (434) 243-0209

For program- and degree-specific questions, please contact:

Curry Admissions and Enrollment
curry-admissions@virginia.edu
Phone: (434) 924-0742

We strongly discourage applicants from mailing in any items that can be uploaded to avoid delays in your application review and we ask that you not send duplicate copies of previously uploaded documents. If you still need to mail documents to our office, please send them to:

For U.S. Postal:
Curry School of Education Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 401104
Charlottesville, VA 22904

For UPS/FedEx:
Curry School of Education Graduate Admissions
Room 209B
1001 North Emmet Street
Charlottesville, VA 22903

• Note to out-of-state students wishing to enroll in online courses and degree offerings. The University of Virginia is currently working to comply with federal regulations that require it (and all other higher education institutions) to receive official state authorization to offer courses to students physically located outside of Virginia. At present, due to these state authorization regulations, U.Va. Curry School can only accept online course and degree applications from students in approved states which are listed here.

Step 1: Familiarize Yourself

Programs at Curry vary, be sure to spend time looking over your Program Page to learn more about your program, as well as verify details including:

  • Admissions Requirements
  • Term of entry
  • On-Grounds/Off-Grounds availability
  • Additional deadlines
  • Typical length of study

Step 2: Take any required tests and submit your scores to Curry

  • Entrance test requirements vary by program and are listed on the Program Page under "Prerequisites and Admission Requirements".
    • Test scores are just one part of the decision process. We take a holistic review of applications and associate different relative weights to the parts of the application.
    • If a program requires the GRE, the target scores are 150 verbal, 145 quantitative, 4.0 analytical writing.
    • If more than one test score is submitted, we will use your highest scores when making admission decisions.
    • Applicants may submit unofficial scores with their application; however, official scores are required prior to matriculation.
    • Official GRE scores should be sent to the University of Virginia; the institutional code is 5820.
  • International students must submit either TOEFL or IELTS scores. Scores must not be more than two years old. Applicants who have or will have earned an undergraduate degree from an institution where English is the primary language of instruction do not need to provide TOEFL or IELTS scores.
    • Applicants may submit unofficial scores with their application; however, official scores are required prior to matriculation.
    • Official scores should be sent to the University of Virginia. For the TOEFL the institutional code is 5820. IELTS does not require an institutional code.
    • Expected scores:
      Paper-based TOEFL:  600
      Computer-Based TOEFL: 250
      IELTS: 7.0
      IBT TOEFL: at least 22 in writing, 22 in speaking, 23 in reading, and 23 in listening for a total score of 90.
      All incoming (new) graduate students whose first language is one other than English are required to take the University of Virginia English Language Proficiency Exam unless they have been exempted from TOEFL or IELTS.
    • Prospective graduate teaching assistants whose first language is one other than English are required to take the SPEAK Test. A score of at least 55 is required for permission to begin teaching without completion of oral language training. The SPEAK Test is administered in August, December, and May. Candidates for the test are identified by their department. Information about the SPEAK Test is available at www.virginia.edu/provost/caelc.

Step 3: Create your account to apply online

Your application process will be managed through our online system. Create an Application Account to begin applying. You can save and return to your application at any point before you click “submit.”  Once an account is created, you can Login to Your Account at any time.

Step 4: Prepare your goal statement

This is your opportunity to describe your understanding of and interest in the program area to which you are applying. The prompt on the application provides additional information you might include.

Step 5: Submit your recommendations

You are required to submit two letters of recommendation. These should be solicited through the online application. At least one of your recommendations should be from a faculty member. You can submit your application before the letters are received.

Step 6: Upload your transcripts

Upload into the online application system copies of unofficial transcripts showing college coursework and degrees completed to date. A transcript must be provided for each school listed on your application. Transcripts that are not stated in English must be accompanied by a translation into English. Your application will be considered incomplete until all unofficial transcripts are received. Official transcripts are required only when you accept an offer of admission. Official transcripts may be emailed to gcurryadmission@virginia.edu or mailed to the U.S. Postal address below.

Step 7: Check application status

Login to your account to check the status of your application. You can monitor receipt of recommendations, test scores, and transcripts through the ApplyYourself web site. Remember, it takes approximately 4 weeks for ETS to send us your scores after you take the exam, so plan accordingly to ensure materials reach our office by the application deadline.

 

For application support and specific questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Central Graduate Admissions
gcurryadmission@virginia.edu
Phone: (434) 243-0209

For program- and degree-specific questions, please contact:

Curry Admissions and Enrollment
curry-admissions@virginia.edu
Phone: (434) 924-0742

We strongly discourage applicants from mailing in any items that can be uploaded to avoid delays in your application review and we ask that you not send duplicate copies of previously uploaded documents. If you still need to mail documents to our office, please send them to:

For U.S. Postal:
Curry School of Education Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 401104
Charlottesville, VA 22904

For UPS/FedEx:
Curry School of Education Graduate Admissions
Room 209B
1001 North Emmet Street
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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