The application priority date for international students is December 1, 2020. Please follow the instructions for applicants found on the University Graduate School’s “How to Apply” page to apply online. If you cannot apply online and would like a paper application, please follow these instructions.
Neither the general GRE nor the Biochemistry GRE subject exam are required prerequisites to apply. However, if you have taken these exams and wish to report your scores, you can do so in the Optional Documents section. Official results can be sent to Indiana University using the following codes: Institution Code 1324, Department Code 0202.
If your native language is not English, you are required to take the TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language internet Based Test). The paper TOEFL ITP exam (sometimes called the institutional TOEFL) cannot be used in place of the TOEFL iBT. The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam may be submitted in place of the TOEFL iBT.
Complete international applications for graduate study should contain the following:
- Application form (online)
- A 300-500 word Personal Statement regarding your current goals, plans for your professional career, and reasons for selecting a field of study (upload to online application)
- Official results of the TOEFL scores (sent to department)
- Three letters of recommendation (uploaded online by recommenders)
- Your CV or resume with your timeline that includes your teaching, research and/or industrial experiences; a publications list, and any college or professional honors and awards
- An application fee of $70 USD
- Official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended must be uploaded with your online application and mailed to the following address:
Office of International Services
400 E. Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405 USA
All applicants that are accepted into the program should respond no later than April 15, 2021 to the offer of admittance. After the deadline, promise of support can no longer be guaranteed.