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To Apply:

Applicants must apply online to the Graduate School by January 10 for fall semester and by September 15 for spring semester. Foreign applicants should note the WSU Graduate School deadlines on the Application for Admission.
Our application process requires two steps.

Applications must include:

Please note that GRE scores are not required for Biology or Plant Biology Programs.
  • Three letters of recommendation which will be submitted online (follow instructions on the Graduate School application page).
  • TOEFL scores (international applicants only): Official scores must be sent to the Graduate School. WSU Institutional Code: 4705
  • Transcripts: These must be sent directly to the Graduate School (follow instructions on the Graduate School application page).
  • Supplemental application:

If you have questions, please contact us at sbs.gradstudies at

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School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, PO Box 644236, Pullman WA 99164-4236 Contact Us: 509-335-3553
The SBS main office is located in 301 Abelson Hall on the Pullman campus.