Admission Requirements for Applicants to the Graduate Program in CCB

Applicants should have a bachelor's degree and excellent GRE scores. Undergraduate work for applicants should include upper-level courses in the biological sciences, two semesters of organic chemistry, two semesters of physics, and a strong background in mathematics (including calculus) in order to be considered for admission. Applicants must submit a personal statement, three letters of recommendation, transcripts and general Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores to the WVU Office of Admissions, One Water Front Place, P.O. Box 6009, Morgantown, WV 26506-6009.

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Applicants for admission to a CCB degree program should have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and must take the general GRE. GRE scores are used as one of several selection criteria for admission to the graduate program. Although no minimum score is required for selection, successful applicants usually have a combined score of 1500 or greater on the general GRE.

International students must have a TOEFL score of at least 550 by paper exam or 260 by computer exam. Early application is encouraged. Applicants desiring financial aid should complete their application before March 1. All applications must be completed by February 15 for fall admission. No mid-year admissions are made.