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Applying To BMMB

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Please note: The BMMB (Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology) graduate program is located at the main campus of Penn State University in University Park, PA and is part of the Eberly College of Science.

Application procedures

Applications for admission are accepted throughout the year, however applicants
are strongly encouraged to submit completed applications prior to November 15,
2016. Late applications will be considered, but may be given a lower priority.
Applications that are not complete by the middle of January will not receive
full consideration for the Fall 2017 admission.

The online application is run by the Graduate School. Please follow the link below for the Graduate School application.

Application requirements

Read the Graduate School’s Requirements for Graduate Admission

Fill out the Online application

Upload/Request the following electronic documents

♦ Three letters of recommendation

♦ Personal Statement of Motivations and Goals

♦ Curriculum Vitae/Resume

♦ Transcripts

As of November 10th, 2014 the Graduate School will require prospective
students to upload their official transcripts from all institutions of higher
learning attended, both undergraduate and graduate, as part of the online
application process.

•  Note: If you have already mailed your transcript(s) to the BMMB Graduate
Program please upload a letter that states so. Your online application will
not be complete until you have uploaded your transcripts or a letter indicating
that you have previously mailed them.

Application review: Applications to the program are reviewed by the BMMB Graduate Admissions Committee. All materials must be received before the application can be evaluated. Following review of the applications, prospective students will be contacted about scheduling a personal interview at Penn State (or by telephone or Skype for overseas applicants). Final decisions will be made following the interview process.

You may check the status of your application by visiting The Graduate School website.