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