Degrees & Awards

Programs Offered:
Offers Biochemistry And Biophysics (MS, Phd); Genetics And Cell Biology (MS, Phd); Microbiology (MS, Phd); Molecular Biosciences (MS, Phd).


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S And Doctorate, GRE, Personal Statement Describing Qualifications, Goals, And Objectives In Pursuing Graduate Research In Molecular Biosciences; Official Transcripts From All Colleges Attended; Three Letters Of Recommendation. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL, IELTS.
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 12/15 For Domestic Students.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 27. 116 Applicants, 22% Accepted, 16 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
64 Full-Time (30 Women), 9 Part-Time (3 Women); Includes 8 Minority (4 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 4 Hispanic Americans), 7 International.



Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2011&Ndash;12, Research Assistantships (Averaging $13,917 Per Year), Teaching Assistantships (Averaging $13,056 Per Year) Were Awarded. Financial Award Application Deadline: 2/15; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. John H. Nilson
Pullman, WA 99164
Phone: 509-335-8724
Fax: 509-335-9688

Contact Info
Graduate School Admissions
Phone: 800-GRADWSU
Fax: 509-335-1949

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