Undergraduate Program in Biological Sciences

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Application deadline is January 1


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Frequently asked questions:

Q: Are GREs scores required:

A: Submission of GRE scores are optional.

Q: What are the admissions requirements?

A: Applicants to the graduate program must hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Applicants must submit a complete application. The application form will give you the opportunity to tell us more about your GPA and GRE scores, educational background, and work experience. You will also be asked to include your transcripts, CV, personal statement and three letters of recommendation.

Q: What are the requirements for international students?

A: International students submit the application forms as stated above. In addition, students whose native language is not English must submit TOEFL scores.

Q: Do graduate students receive financial support?

A: We provide financial support through teaching assistantships, research assistantships, and fellowships.

Q: What is the average GRE and GPA scores of successful applicants to the program?

A: While the GRE and GPA scores are important, the graduate committee will assess all aspects of the applicant’s profile.

Q: When is the deadline for filing an application?

A: The application deadline is January 1.

Q: Are there any charges for submitting my application?
A: Yes, a $75 application fee will be charged when submitting the application to the graduate program.


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Biological Sciences
111 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Phone: 610-758-3680
Fax: 610-758-4004
Email: inbios@lehigh.edu