ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


DEADLINES          apply yourself

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTSAll application materials must be received via Apply Yourself or in the UAB Graduate School no later than January 15th to be considered for review.

DOMESTIC APPLICANTS:  Applications submitted before December 1 will be given preference for first interview invitations.  However, all application materials must be received via Apply Yourself or in the UAB Graduate School (official transcripts) no later than January 15th to be considered for review.

NOTE: Mail all transcripts and scores or any other document you are sending via snail mail to the Graduate School. DO NOT send to the Neuroscience Theme Office.

UAB Grad School
LHL 103
1720 2nd Ave So
Birmingham, AL 35294

GRE and TOEFL Institutional Code for UAB is 1856.  There is no departmental code.


GENERAL PRE-ADMISSION RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE NEUROSCIENCE THEME**

●   3.0 or above undergraduate GPA
●   Minimum GRE scores of 1100 (previous scoring) or 303 (new scoring) 
●   Strong background in biology, chemistry, and/or mathematics
●   TOEFL (for international students) of greater than 600 on paper-based test
      and greater than 25 on computer-based test*

Our admissions committee reviews applications from December through March for admission the following fall. You may apply online any time during the year for consideration of admission the next open fall semester.

*The average GRE score of successful candidates is 1150; average undergraduate GPA is 3.5.
*Also note that students in our theme cannot be employed or otherwise involved in outside activities during their graduate career.
*If an international applicant completed his/her undergraduate degree at a US institution, TOEFL can be waived. This does not apply if the Masters degree is taken at a US or other English-speaking university.


REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

Domestic students: (No application fee)
●   Application and personal statement
●   Official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended
●   Official GRE scores (Institutional code 1856, no department code)
●   3 letters of recommendation


International students:
($60 application fee)

●   Application and personal statement
●   Official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended
●   Official GRE scores (Institutional code 1856, no department code)
●   Official TOEFL scores
●   3 letters of recommendation

ONLY  ONLINE  APPLICATIONS AND APPLICATION MATERIALS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

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