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FAQs

If accepted into the Masters program will I be funded?
No. The department does not fund regular Master's students. You can apply for graduate student instructor (GSI) positions through the Program in Biology, but you are not guaranteed a position.

Domestic Master's students are encouraged to contact the Office of Financial Aid

Can I move directly from the Masters Program into the Ph.D. program?
No. All Ph.D. applications must go through the same application process and review. The Masters program is not a stepping stone to admission to the doctoral program.

What are the departmental and institutional GRE codes?
Institutional code: 1839. Department code: 0203.

What are the departmental and institutional TOEFL codes?
Institutional code: 1839. Department code: 35.