Do I need to find a potential supervisor before applying to your graduate program?

Yes, we strongly encourage that you contact your potential supervisor to seure a position before applying to the program.  After you apply to the program, your application package will be forwarded to the potential supervisor to review for final acceptance decision.  Applications without potential supervisors are generally not considered.

How do I find a potential supervisor?

To identify potential supervisors, prospective students mut directly contact faculty members whose research interests are aligned with theirs.

How is my GPA calculated?

The Biology Department does NOT calculate your GPA. Your GPA is calculated after you submit the online application by the Graduate Admissions and Records Office. Learn how your GPA is calculated.


What is the minimum GPA requirement for the Biology department?

Please check our Admission requirements to confirm your eligibility.

Is English Language proficiency test required to apply to the Biology Graduate Program?

Applicants whose first language is not English, and who have not resided in a designated English-speaking country for three years immediately prior to the entry-point applied for, must provide proof of English language proficiency.

Is the GRE required to apply to the Biology Graduate Program?

No, the GRE is not required to apply to the Biology Graduate Program.

Why does the online admission application not allow me to pick an appropriate entry point?

It is likely you have missed the application deadlines set by the Graduate Admissions and Records for the term. Theses deadlines encourage applicants to apply early to avoid unforeseen complications. If you believe you can complete your application package in time, pick the entry point option that is available to you and email the to request for an Entry Point Change.

Do I need to provide my official transcripts when applying online?

No, applicants can upload unofficial transcripts when applying online. Official transcripts are only required after applicants receive a provisional offer of admission.

How much is tuition?

Please visit the Graduate Admissions website.

Can I apply to the PhD program with a bachelor's degree?

In Biology, you must provide proof of completion of an acceptable master’s degree before applying to the PhD program.