All applicants to the Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS) are required to submit a complete application for admission. A complete application includes the online application, academic transcripts, test scores (if required), letters of recommendation, a résumé or curriculum vitae, a Statement of Academic Purpose, and the application fee. Applicants also have the option of providing a short Personal History essay. Please refer to the Instructions section of the online application for full details. In addition, please see the department-specific requirements and deadlines below.