University of Arizona - Main - Tucson
1. Three letters of recommendation. One of the letters must come from your research advisor. These letters should be submitted by your referees using the online system.
2. Transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended or are currently attending. Transcripts should be uploaded in your online application.
3. A brief Statement of Purpose, describing your past research experiences, goals, teaching experience and why you want to attend The University of Arizona.
4. TOEFL or IELTS scores.
Please self-report your total internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score and upload a copy of your score report. English proficiency is one of the conditions for admission for all applicants whose native language is not English. A minimum aggregate TOEFL score of 80, with a score of at least 24 on the speak portion is required for admission. An IELTS (International English Language Testing System) composite score of 7.5 (no subject area below a 7).
Please upload all application materials to your online application.
Minimum TOEFL: 80
Minimum IELTS: 7
Students in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Ph.D. program are supported for the duration of their studies at UA through research or teaching assistantships, as well as full graduate tuition remission. In addition, a number of our students have received highly-competitive fellowships, including prestigious National Science Foundation predoctoral fellowships, which support them for the duration of their studies in the program. Moreover, students who are engaged in interdisciplinary research through one of the externally funded research programs qualify for training grant support.
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program:
0300, 0301, 0303, 0304, 0306, 0399
NRC Taxon(a) for this program:
Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology
View Biochemistry (PHD) in the University's Main Catalog.
College of Science
|Application Acceptance Rate||38.46%|
|Avg. Time-to-degree (years)||5.36|
|Enrollment Percent Male||47.83%|
|Enrollment Percent Female||52.17%|
|Enrollment Percent International||47.83%|
|Enrollment Percent URM||0%|