Application Requirements

Department Degree Personal Statement GRE General Letters of Recommendation Other Deadline
Biology Biology Ph.D. Yes Yes 3 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score; 7.0 IELTS score Fall admissions only.
Priority application deadline of December 15 with rolling admissions until March 15, depending on space availability.
Biology M.S. Yes Yes 3 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score; 7.0 IELTS score Fall admissions only.
For Fall 2014 – Priority application deadline of December 15 with rolling admissions until March 15, depending on space availability.
Bioinformatics M.S. Yes GRE recommended,but not required 2 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score; 7.0 IELTS score Fall and Spring admissions. Please check program website for program details and options for each admissions term. Fall term admissions review begins February 1, with rolling admissions until August 25. Spring admissions review is on a rolling basis until December 15. International applicants have earlier deadlines.
Biology Special Student Yes 0 Rolling admissions until August 25 for Fall
Rolling admissions until December 15 for Spring
Department Degree Personal Statement GRE General Letters of Recommendation Other Deadline
Chemistry Chemistry Ph.D. Yes Yes 3 (Industrial Ph.D. applicants also require an additional letter from employer and a meeting with department Chair.) 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score; 7.0 IELTS score January 1 (Fall). Applications received after this date may be considered, space permitting.
Chemistry M.S. Yes Recommended, but not required 2 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score; 7.0 IELTS score Fall and Spring admissions for part-time applicants only. Rolling admissions until August 25 for Fall, and December 15 for Spring.
Biotechnology M.S. Yes Yes 3 Resume, 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score ;7.0 IELTS score.
Please refer to the Biotechnology website for English proficiency details.
Rolling admissions until August 1 for Fall. Rolling admissions until December 1 for Spring. International students have earlier deadlines. Please refer to the Biotechnology website for program options.
Chemistry B.S./M.S. (PlusOne) Yes 2 No fee or NU transcript; 3.25 overall undergrad QPA; one letter of recommendation from advisor stating they will be taken into the lab; one letter of recommendation from department Chair. Please contact undergraduate academic advisor for application details.
Chemistry Special Student Yes 0 Rolling admissions until August 25 (for Fall).
Rolling admissions until December 15 (for Spring).
Department Degree Personal Statement GRE General Letters of Recommendation Other Deadline
Interdisciplinary Network Science Ph.D. Yes Yes 3 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score; 7.0 IELTS score Fall admissions only.
March 1 admissions deadline.
Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, depending on space availability.
Department Degree Personal Statement GRE General Letters of Recommendation Other Deadline
Marine and Environmental Sciences Marine Biology M.S. Yes Yes 3 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score; 7.0 IELTS score Fall admissions only.
February 1 priority admissions deadline
Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, depending on space availability.
Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology Ph.D. Yes Yes 3 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score; 7.0 IELTS score Fall admissions only.
Application deadline of December 15.
Department Degree Personal Statement GRE General Letters of Recommendation Other Deadline
Mathematics Math Ph.D. Yes Yes 3 Master’s degree required, GRE Subject; 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score; 7.0 IELTS score Fall and Spring admission.
February 1 priority deadline for Fall term.
October 1 deadline for international applicants and December 1 deadline for domestic applicants to Spring term.
Applications received after these dates will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, depending on space availability.
Math M.S. Yes Yes 3 GRE Subject; 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score; 7.0 IELTS score Fall and Spring admission.
February 1 priority deadline for Fall term.
October 1 deadline for international applicants and December 1 deadline for domestic applicants to Spring term.
Applications received after these dates will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, depending on space availability.
Math M.S. Operations Research Yes Yes 3 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score; 7.0 IELTS score Fall and Spring admission.
February 1 priority deadline for Fall term (international applicants cannot apply after May 1).
October 1 deadline for international applicants and December 1 deadline for domestic applicants to Spring term.
Applications received after these dates will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, depending on space availability.
Math M.S. Applied Math Yes Yes 3 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score; 7.0 IELTS score Fall and Spring admission.
February 1 priority deadline for Fall term (international applicants cannot apply after May 1).
October 1 deadline for international applicants and December 1 deadline for domestic applicants to Spring term.
Applications received after these dates will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, depending on space availability.
Math Special Student Yes 2 Rolling admissions until August 15 for Fall.
Rolling admissions until December 15 for Spring.
Math B.S./M.S. (PlusOne) Yes 3 3.3 QPA overall; 3.7 in required math courses
Department Degree Personal Statement GRE General Letters of Recommendation Other Deadline
Physics Physics Ph.D. Yes Yes 3 Fall 2014: GRE Subject required; Beginning Fall 2015: GRE Subject strongly recommended, but not required; 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score; 7.0 IELTS score Fall admission only. Priority deadline of February 1.
Applications may be considered after this date on a rolling basis until the incoming class is full.
Physics M.S. Yes Yes 3 Fall 2014: GRE Subject required; Beginning Fall 2015: GRE Subject strongly recommended, but not required; 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score; 7.0 IELTS score Rolling admissions until August 1 for Fall and December 1 for Spring. International applicants have earlier deadlines.
Physics Special Student Yes 0 Rolling admissions until August 25 for Fall.
Rolling admissions until December 15 for Spring.
Physics B.S./M.S. (PlusOne) Yes 0 3.0 QPA overall
Department Degree Personal Statement GRE General Letters of Recommendation Other Deadline
Psychology Psychology Ph.D. Yes Yes 3 Research Area/Advisor name(s); 100 iBT, 250 CBT, 600 PBT TOEFL score; 7.0 IELTS score Fall admissions only. January 1 deadline.
Psychology Special Student 0 Rolling admissions until August 25 for Fall.
Rolling admissions until December 15 for Spring.