How to Apply for Admission to the MCEB Biology Graduate Program

The School of Biological Sciences accepts students once a year for admission for Fall Semester only.

Documents Required for Online Submission:

  • GRE scores
  • Transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae (Sample CV)
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (international applicants only)
  • Research Interest Checklist (Checklist)

For more information on these documents see Criteria for Admission

the on-line Application system for Fall 2019 is closed
We encourage you to apply next year for Fall 2020 (system opens August 2019).

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Application Timetable:

January 3, 2019
Application deadline for Fall 2019

January – mid February
Review of applications

March 1 – March 4
Interview visits for applicants residing in North America

mid March – late March
Applicants are notified of admissions decision

April 15
Decision date for acceptance of admission offers by applicants. The University of Utah subscribes to the Council of Graduate Schools April 15 Resolution.


For questions or additional information, please contact the Biology Graduate Program Office