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Graduate Admission Requirements

The entering student must possess a bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) from an accredited college or university.

The degree should include a major in biology or a branch of biology, one year of inorganic chemistry, one semester of organic chemistry, and one semester of calculus or statistics. Applicants with undergraduate deficiencies may be required to register for appropriate courses. The applicant’s grade point average must be at least 2.6, or submit an Miller Analogies Test score greater than 47. International applicants must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and receive a score greater than 500. Application for admission is made through the School of Graduate Studies and Research.

  • Biology Department
  • Weyandt Hall, Room 114
    975 Oakland Avenue
    Indiana, PA 15705-1081
  • Phone: 724-357-2352
  • Fax: 724-357-5524
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 7:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.