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Molecular Biosciences Fact Sheet

Applicants to the Ph.D. in Molecular Biosciences Program must have a minimum of a B.S. in a basic or applied science, although preference may be given to M.S. level applicants.

Applicants must submit the following to the Graduate School by February 15 for Fall Admissions and by July 15th for Spring Admissions:

  1. A completed online application for admission to the AState Graduate School (or to the Office of International Programs for international students). Forms are available directly from the Graduate Admissions webpage and the International Admissions webpage.
  2. One copy of official transcripts of all previous undergraduate and graduate course work attempted, to be sent directly from the institution(s) previously attended.
  3. Three letters of recommendation.
  4. A personal statement (maximum of two pages) describing the student’s academic and research goals.
  5. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores for the Verbal, Analytical and Quantitative tests. Minimum combined Verbal and Quantitative scores must be 1000 (old scoring system).  Tests using the new scoring system require a minimum of 150 on both the verbal & quantitative.