The University of Arizona

How To Apply

Online applications can be filled out via the UA Graduate College website and are due February 1st of each year.  All test scores and letters of recommendation must be turned in by the deadline.  The School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences requires the following information to be included in the online application for the Micro Graduate Program:
  • Three letters of recommendation with confidentiality waivers
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of purpose
  • Minimum GRE scores: verbal and quantitative ≥ 151 (50th percentile) and analytical writing ≥ 4.0
    • Applicants for the Accelerated Master's Program will not be required to take the GRE, but are required to have a minimum 3.3 GPA at the time of application.
  • Unofficial transcripts for all universities and colleges attended (minimum GPA 3.0)
After a student's application has been accepted by the Micro graduate program, the student will be contacted and official transcripts will be requested.  Official transcripts for all universities and colleges attended will need to be sent to:
Microbiology Graduate Program Director
School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
University of Arizona
P.O. Box 210090, Room 201 Bldg 90
1117 E. Lowell Street
Tucson, AZ 85721
 
Contact Dr. V.K. Viswanathan at vkv@email.arizona.edu; Ph: (520)-621-4687; Fax: (520)- 626-5602,  or Kate Johansen at millerk@email.arizona.edu; Ph: (520)-621-3058; Fax: (520)-626-5602 for more information.