Apply Biology Graduate Programs

Applying to Biology Graduate Programs


Applying to graduate programs in the Department of Biological Sciences is done completely online through the FAU Graduate College online application system. The application is submitted through the FAU Graduate College and supplemental documents are directly uploaded into the online application. 

Please note that the Graduate College requires each of these documents:

1) Official copy of transcript(s),

2) Official copy of TOEFL score reports (for international students when applicable),

3) Official copy of course-by-course transcript evaluations with calculated GPA(s) for international transcripts (see here for a list of approved evaluation agencies).

The following are exceptions for the TOEFL test requirement:                        

  • originate from countries where English is an official language and is the language of instruction in higher education (click here for a list).

  • has at least 60 credit hours or was awarded a degree from a regionally accredited institution within the United States.

  • has been consecutively enrolled in a regionally accredited institution in the USA for the past two years as demonstrated by an official transcript (consecutive enrollment as of day of reviewing the application).

  • has received a degree from a United States regionally accredited institution outside the USA (see here for a list of Regional Accrediting Commissions).

Additional information for frequently asked questions can be found here. 

For questions about the online Graduate College application, please contact Graduate Admissions directly.