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For all applicants (U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, and non-citizens)

See the Graduate Programs home page to access the online application.

January 15 is the deadline for the receipt of ALL application materials for acceptance into the program beginning September 1:

  • Application with Personal Statement
  • Application Fee
  • All Transcripts
  • Minimum of Two Letters of Recommendation
  • GRE Scores for General Exam
  • TOEFL and Financial Statement (for international applicants only)
Applicants must take the GRE General Test by October for scores to be received by the January 15 application deadline. A Subject Test in biology, biochemistry, chemistry or physics, while NOT REQUIRED, will be helpful in the review of your file.

A file will generally not be reviewed until all application materials have been received.

A bachelor's degree from a qualified college or university is required or expected prior to the program’s start date. Applicants are expected to have taken college-level courses in Biology, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Calculus, and Physics.


Financial Support

All accepted Ph.D. candidates are fully supported for the duration of their study. Students are eligible for teaching and research assistantships that include tuition, curriculum fee, health insurance, dental coverage, and an annual stipend. Once a dissertation lab is selected, students are supported by research assistantships or fellowships. All students are required to serve as teaching assistants, generally during their first year.
 
 
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