Who Comes to Erikson?

Erikson students are remarkably diverse in their professional experiences and backgrounds. They have one thing in common: a shared passion for improving the care and education of young children.

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We believe that the diversity of our student body provides a breadth of perspectives that deepens learning — a singular advantage in the classroom, in the community, and in the field.

Admission requirements

Applicants are selected for admission on the basis of these admission requirements

Application deadlines

Most of our programs use a rolling admission system. See all of our application deadlines

International students

In addition to our general admission requirements, international students have additional criteria, including English proficiency, visas, and health insurance. Different financial aid eligibility also applies to international applicants. See our information for international students

Visit us

The best way to find out if Erikson is the right place for you is to visit and get a feel for what we’re all about. Come to our informational open houses, visit a class, or even find us around the country at a number of graduate fairs. See all the ways to visit us