Admissions Rubric

  • GPA = 6 pts. total
  • GRE/MAT = 5 pts. total
  • Writing Sample = 5 pts. total
  • Essay = 4 pts. total
  • Letters = 3 pts. total
GPA
2.75-2.99 2 pts
3.00-3.244 pts
3.25-3.495 pts
3.50-4.00 6 pts
MAT/GRE
<3.70/<144 0 pts
370-380/144-145 1 pt
381-395/146 2 pts
395-420/147-148 2 pts
421-450/149-1504 pts
451-500/151-153 5 pts
>501/>153 6 pts
Essay
No prompt/poorly written 0 pts
Addresses prompt/poorly written1 pt
Prompt addressed, writing fair2 pts
Well written without prompt or prompt not well addressed 3 pts
Addresses prompt/Well written 4 pts
Letters of Recommendation
1.5 point per letter for 3pts. total
Nonprofessional .5 pts
Professional letter/recommended1 pt
Professional letter/Highly recommended1.5 pts

Writing Sample Scoring
Target = 5 Satisfactory = 3 Unsatisfactory = 1
Written expression Ideas are clearly expressed and well developed, minimal grammatical and mechanical errors Ideas are clearly expressed, some grammatical and mechanical errors Ideas are not clearly expressed and or many grammatical and mechanical errors
Conceptualization and critical analysis skills Presents a clear understanding of underlying issues Presents some understanding of underlying issues Poor insight
Client recognition Demonstrates ability to recognize viewpoints of all involved in a nonjudgmental manner Demonstrates ability to recognize viewpoints of the majority of those involved in a nonjudgmental manner Demonstrates the ability to recognize the viewpoint of only one or none of those involved or is judgmental
Appropriate recommendations Makes appropriate recommendations which include professional referral for each member of the family SMakes appropriate recommendations but does not mention professional referral or limited referral Makes inappropriate recommendations, no professional referral mentioned

Writing Sample Scoring

  • 0-2 = 1 pt.
  • 3-8 = 2 pts.
  • 9-12 = 3 pts.
  • 13-16 = 4 pts.
  • 17-20 = 5 pts.

Please be advised that these requirements may be subject to change