We expect applications from talented students from around the world with strong interdisciplinary interests.

The priority application deadline for Fall 2016 is February 1, 2016. Applications received after February 1st may be considered, depending on space availability. The following material must be included as part of your application:

  • Personal Statement
  • Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • GRE
  • Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL exam with a minimum score of 100 or a degree earned at an institution where English is the medium of instruction).

The TOEFL and GRE scores should be sent to the College of Science. The institution code for College of Science is 3682.

Financial Support

The financial support typically awarded to qualified applicants includes a tuition waiver, health insurance, and a stipend; for a total award value of approximately $63,000. This award amount is subject to change. Student’s responsibilities for the first year of the program are determined as part of the admission and enrollment process, and can include both teaching and/or research opportunities.


To begin the application process, please go to the application portal.

Applications are due February 1 for a Fall start.