University of Arizona - Main - Tucson
The following items are required to complete your application: Statement of Purpose, transcripts from all colleges and/or universities you have attended, and 3 letters of recommendation. All required documents must be uploaded electronically to your application; no paper copies will be accepted during the application process.
**Our campus is taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously. You can find response and mitigation information here: https://covid.arizona.edu/. Please be aware that all our admitted students are hired and funded as a Graduate Assistants and are thus required to comply with the employee vaccine requirement or provide documentation of a religious or disability/medical accommodation. You can read more about the requirement here: https://hr.arizona.edu/content/employee-covid-19-vaccine-requirement.**
The GRE is no longer required for admission to the ABBS program.
For any international applicant not born into an English speaking country, proof of English proficiency is required from at least one of the accepted tests found below. Tests must be dated within two years of enrollment term to be considered valid. The following are acceptable English proficiency credentials:
You can find more information about exceptions for international applicants here on the University of Arizona's Graduate College page. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
All students admitted to the program are provided full financial support which includes: annual stipend, paid tuition, and individual student health insurance. Financial support is provided by the ABBS Program for the first one and a half semesters. By the middle of the spring semester (after three laboratory rotations), all students are expected to select a faculty mentor who will then provide support for the remainder of their graduate career, assuming satisfactory academic progress.
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is
View Arizona Biological/Biomedical Sciences Doctoral Program in the University's Main Catalog.