First-year applicant

How to apply

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. All official high school [and college, if applicable] transcripts, sealed and mailed directly by the school[s]
  4. SAT or ACT score is highly recommended but not required [Institution code 4282]
  5. TOEFL score for students who speak English as a second language

Send your application to:

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
Dharma Realm Buddhist University
4951 Bodhi Way, Ukiah, California, 95482


After submitting your application

  1. Interview: we will follow up to schedule a personal or online video interview
  2. Financial aid: if you plan to apply for financial aid, submit an financial aid application
  3. Admissions decision: you will receive your acceptance notification approximately 6 weeks after we receive all parts of the application