Apply

Step One: GRE

Take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
- GRE scores must be no more than three years old.
- Request that the testing agency send your scores directly to KU (Code: 6871-0216)

Step Two: English Proficiency (Non-Native English Speakers Only)

Students who are non-native English speakers, must demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing and listening in English via the TOEFL, IELTS or PTE test.
- See KU's English Proficiency Requirements for detailed information, including minimum score requirements.
- Request that the testing agency send your scores directly to KU (Code: 6871-30)

Step Three: Apply

Complete and submit the KU Graduate Application
Application Fees: Domestic Students $65 | International Students: $85
To complete and submit the online KU Graduate Application for a degree in KU Pharmacology & Toxicology, you will need the following information:

1. Transcripts
- PLEASE NOTE that KU requres a MINIMUM GPA of 3.0 in order to consider any graduate application.
- Be prepared to submit a copy of your transcripts online as part of your KU Graduate Application. The online (unofficial) copy will be used during initial consideration.
- Include all undergraduate and graduate transcripts.
- If you are accepted into a KU PharmTox program, you will be required to have official copies of your transcripts sent directly to KU to verify the information in your online application.
- You are welcome to have your official transcripts sent directly to KU at any time.

2. GRE Scores
- Request that the testing agency send your scores directly to KU (Code: 6871-0216)
- GRE scores must be no more than three years old.

3. Resume/Curriculum Vita (CV)
- Be prepared to upload a copy of your resume or curriculum vita (CV)
- Document should include details of previous research experience

4. Personal Statement
- Be prepared to upload a one to two page personal statement detailing your research experience and why you want to study pharmacology and toxicology.

5. Letters of Recommendation
- Be prepared to enter the names and emails of three individuals, preferably professors or direct supervisors, who can provide a recommendation on your behalf.
- The individuals you identify will receive instructions via email to submit their recommendation.
Distance Master's Degree - Laboratory-Based Students
Applicants for the laboratory-based Distance Master's Degree must submit two letters of recommendation and one letter of sponsorship from an advisor willing and able to oversee thesis research at the student's location.

6. English Proficiency Scores - Non-Native English Speakers Only
- Students who are non-native English speakers, must demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing and listening in English via the TOEFL, IELTS or PTE test.
- Request that your testing agency send your official scores directly to KU (Code: 6871-30)

Upon Acceptance

Official Transcripts
Upon acceptance to a KU PharmTox program, if you have not already done so, you will need to have copies of your official transcripts sent directly to KU PharmTox at:
Dept. of Pharmacology & Toxicology Graduate Studies
University of Kansas
Malott Hall, Room 5064
1251 Wescoe Hall Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045-7572
- Include all undergraduate and graduate transcripts

Financial Resources Statement - International Students Only
KU International Support Services may contact you to provide a financial resources statement as part of the process to attain necessary visa documentation.

Master's Degree Programs
Important Dates:

On-Campus Masters
Application Deadline:
April 30
On-Campus Masters
Admission Decisions:
March/April
Distance Masters (Lab- & Lit-based)
Application Deadline:
Rolling Admission
Distance Masters (Lab- & Lit-based)
Admission Decisions:
Rolling Review

Ph.D. Program
Important Dates

Application Deadline
January 15
Admission Decisions:
January/February
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