Diploma in Liberal Studies admissions process consists of a thorough application packet and an interview with the academic director. The following list provides an overview of the materials needed to apply for the DLS program:
- A 3.5 GPA in successfully-concluded postgraduate degree work from the Rice MLS program; or a liberal art/liberal studies graduate degree program at an Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs (AGLSP) member institution, or other post-graduate degrees that are considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Completed admission application
- Application fee ($85)
- Current resume
- Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
- Two letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
- Proposal for DLS study
- Writing samples
- Admission interview
To access this information in a printable format, please download the DLS Application Instructions here.