Graduate Admissions - Apply to DRBU

You will need to submit:

  1. Completed application and supplementary essays
  2. Two letters of reference, including at least one from a teacher. The other can be another teacher, or someone else who you knows you well
  3. Official and sealed transcripts from all colleges and universities attended as an undergraduate or graduate student
  4. GRE score is optional
  5. TOEFL or DuoLingo English Test score for students who speak English as a second language


Official transcripts and test scores can be sent to:
Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
Dharma Realm Buddhist University
4951 Bodhi Way, Ukiah, California, 95482


After submitting your application:
- Interview:
 we will follow up to schedule a personal or online video interview

- Financial aid: if you plan to apply for financial aid, submit an financial aid application

- Rolling admissions: you will receive your acceptance notification approximately 6 weeks after we receive all parts of the application


For any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions & Financial Aid at