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Prospective Graduate Student Information

  • The Department offers both Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Biological Science.
  • All students admitted to the program are offered full financial support.
  • Research specializations ranging from ecology and evolution to molecular and cellular biology are available for graduate study.
  • Over 40 faculty and 100 graduate students in the program.

The graduate program is divided into three areas, Cell and Molecular Biology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Neuroscience. Before applying students should carefully examine the research specializations of the faculty and identify faculty labs in which they would like to study. In addition to applying, students are strongly encouraged to contact faculty directly.


Admission Requirements

Degree Requirements

Financial Aid

Research Specializations of the Faculty

Obtain Applications

Information from The Graduate School

Application Deadline for Fall Admission: December 1

Applications completed by midnight EST December 1st are guaranteed to receive full consideration for admission and departmental support. There are also a limited number of prestigious scholarships and training grant opportunities available for student support.