Admission and Financial Aid

General Admission Information

Admission to the Biotechnology Graduate Program is open to students with appropriate backgrounds in biology, biophysics, chemistry, physics, engineering, or materials science.

  • Application deadline for students accepted to start in fall and spring semesters:
    • November 15, 2020 (Spring '21 start)
    • April 15, 2021 (Fall '21 start) 
  •  The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is not required
  • Proficiency in English is expected.

How to Apply

  • Prospective students must fill out Graduate School application, 3 letters of recommendation, provide a personal statement, CV/Resume, and indicate interest in the Biotechnology Master’s Program.
  • Application can be found at the Graduate School website.
  • International applicants can find more information at the Graduate School website.

Tuition and Fees

The Biotechnology Master’s degree is an eight-credit degree which students typically complete over two years.

  • The 2018-2019 cost of tuition is $6,790 per credit or $54,320 for eight credits.
  • Please note: tuition costs may increase in 2019-2020.

Financial Aid

More information about financing a master's degree