- Application Deadline: February 1
- Admission Decisions: January/February
- On-Campus Masters Application Deadline: April 27
- On-Campus Masters Admission Decisions: March/April
- Online Masters (Lab-/Lit-based) Application Deadline: Rolling Admission
- Online Masters (Lab-/Lit-based) Admission Decisions: Rolling Review
Steps to Apply
— Step One: GRE
The GRE score is now optional to report
— 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
Application Fees: Domestic Students $65 | International Students: $85
— What You Will Need to Complete the Application
To complete and submit the online KU Graduate Application for a degree in KU Pharmacology & Toxicology, you will need the following information:
- Be prepared to submit a copy of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts online as part of your KU Graduate Application. The online (unofficial) copy will be used during initial consideration.
- If you are accepted into the KU Pharmacology & Toxicology 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 (The GRE score is now optional to report.)
3. Resume/Curriculum Vita (CV)
- Be prepared to upload a copy of your resume or curriculum vita (CV).
- 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.
Online Master's Degrees - Laboratory-based Students
Applicants for the laboratory-based Online 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 to a KU Pharmacology & Toxicology program, if you have not already done so, you will need to have copies of your official transcripts sent directly to:
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 might contact you to request a financial resources statement as part of the process to attain necessary visa documentation.
Director of Graduate Studies
Director of Online Graduate Studies
Graduate Student Application