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Admissions Process

Program Requirements

The Graduate Program in Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology requires an undergraduate major in chemistry, physics, engineering, or a biomedical science.

All applicants are required to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), preferably in September or October of the year preceding admission to ensure that scores will be available by December. Please note that the GRE exam format has changed; read more about the new format.

Every applicant whose native language is not English, or whose undergraduate instruction was not in English, must provide official scores from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). International students may visit the International Student Services website for more information.

Paper Based TOEFL
Computer Based TOEFL
IELTS
Minimum without Dean’s approval or additional ESL
580 (out of 677)
237 (out of 300)
7(out of 9)
Minimum that requires Dean’s approval & additional ESL
550
213
6

*An admitted applicant whose test-score is below the minimum must take an English assessment test upon arrival. You must then register for any recommended English as a Second Language (ESL) course(s) in the first semester you are enrolled.

Admissions Timeline

In certain cases, applications received after these deadlines may be considered if the capacity of the program is not filled.

Application Checklist & Mailing Address

For the Graduate School: (online application) (online checklist ) (requirements)

For Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology:

Mail required documents by December 1, 2014 to:

Student Services Coordinator: Lynn L. Squire 
Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Program
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1300 University Avenue Rm 3770
Madison, WI 53706
TEL: (608)262-9826
E-Mail: lsquire@wisc.edu