Undergraduate Admissions - First-Year Applicant

To Apply to DRBU:

  1. Complete your application and essays. Your application options are:
    1.  Common app
    2.  DRBU's application portal
  2. Submit 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. Letters of reference can be submmited through Common App or our application portal. (If you are having trouble, you can use this form and have the letters sent directly to DRBU.)
  3. Submit all official high school [and college, if applicable] transcripts. Official transcripts must be sealed and mailed to us directly by your previous school(s).
  4. Submit SAT or ACT score (Optional - Institution code 4282)
  5. Send us your TOEFL or DuoLingo English Test score (for students who speak English as a second language)


Send your application materials to:
Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
Dharma Realm Buddhist University
4951 Bodhi Way, Ukiah, California, 95482


After submitting your application:
Meeting: we will follow up to schedule a personal or online video meeting with the Admissions Committee

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

- Admissions decision: 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 admissions@drbu.edu