How to Apply Application Requirements for PhD Programs It is expected that all application materials (with the exception of official score reports) be scanned and uploaded to your online application. Please note that the University of Rochester reserves the right to verify the accuracy of all transcripts and test scores, and to require submission of official documentation at any point in the admissions review process. Online Application (recommended browser is Google Chrome) Statement of Purpose Uploaded copy of transcript(s) to online application. Please do not mail a hard copy at this time. 3 Letters of Recommendation Official GRE Scores (institution code: 2948) Official TOEFL (institution code: 2948) or IELTS Scores For applicants whose native language is not English. Payment of the $60.00 application fee The following programs require a writing sample: Epidemiology and Health Services Research and Policy. Otherwise, research papers, publications and other original works, as well as resumes and CVs may also be submitted for consideration, but are not required. It is expected that all application materials (with the exception of official score reports) be scanned and uploaded to your online application. Please do not include secondary school documentation, financial documentation, etc., as these are not utilized during the admissions process.