Apply Online through the “College of Arts & Sciences”.
For troubleshooting issues regarding the admissions application, please contact graduate admissions.
6-Step Application Process
1. Start an Application
You’ll need to create an account if you don’t already have one.
2. Program Selection
SELECT YOUR DESIRED PROGRAM UNDER BIOLOGY
There are four options, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Master of Science (MS), Non-Degree, and Transient. Ph.D. applicants are required to choose a concentration. A concentration is not required for anyone else.
3. Submit Application Documents
SEND US YOUR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND ANY RELEVANT TEST SCORES
Send us your official transcripts, GRE scores, and Statement of Purpose. International applicants must also submit TOEFL or IELTS scores. Ph.D. applicants must also upload a list of courses that you are interested in taking.
4. Request Recommendations
GET ACADEMIC OR PROFESSIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS
Add 3 references, who are familiar with your academic or professional background. Make sure they know that they need to submit the letter online.
5. Sign and Submit
SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION BY THE DEADLINE
The sooner you are able to submit, the sooner you will hear back. If you don’t hear back within 2 weeks, please contact the biology department to check on your application.
6. Accept Offer
ALL ADMITTED STUDENTS SHOULD CONTACT THE GRADUATE COORDINATOR FOR DETAILS REGARDING ASSISTANTSHIPS AND COURSE REGISTRATION
All students with graduate assistantships should fill out the New Hire paperwork, register for the appropriate classes, and pay their student fees.