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Students who wish to enter the graduate program in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology are expected to meet the following admission requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree from a college or university approved by a regional accrediting agency.
  • An undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 point scale), and a 3.0 grade point average for any graduate coursework.
  • Completion of both the VERBAL and QUANTITATIVE sections of the Graduate Record Examination with a composite score of at least 1,000.

The above are minimal requirements, and the Department usually accepts only students whose achievements exceed these minimal requirements. Prospective students are normally invited to interview with the departmental faculty prior to acceptance into the program.

An application for admission, evaluation forms, and a bound copy of the Departmental information manual may be obtained by clicking on the appropriate links at left, or by contacting the Department of Microbiology and Immunology using the contact form.

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