Biological Sciences

Graduate Application

Review of applications for teaching and research assistantships for fall semester will begin on February 1. A late application may lower the probability that you will receive support.

If you are interested in applying to the Microbiology Graduate Program, please click here.

Instructions for applying to Biology Graduate Program at ISU:

Please contact Noreen King at kingnore@isu.edu for updates on your graduate application to Biological Sciences.

DOWNLOAD the Biology Department Information Sheet, and complete all areas. Mail or fax the completed form and an unofficial copy of your transcript to:

NOTE: A faculty member in Biological Sciences must agree to serve as the applicant's advisor before a student will be accepted in the graduate program. Before returning your application you MUST contact Biology faculty members that have similar research interests to your own and who may be willing to act as a research supervisor. In your application indicate which faculty you have contacted. Please consult the description of research interests and areas of expertise of faculty members in Biological Sciences at Idaho State University here.

DOWNLOAD the Recommendation Form and have three individuals who can evaluate your potential for graduate study complete and mail the form to the address above.

Apply to the Graduate School. You may apply online or send the following materials:


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