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Application Process


The application process involves submission of 2 online applications:
1) Department of Biological Sciences application
2) Auburn University Graduate School application

NOTE: The two required applications are submitted to different offices.  While the Graduate School application allows you to create a username and password, IT MUST BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED IN A SINGLE VISIT. If you experience any problems with the Graduate School on-line application, please contact the Graduate School by phone (334-844-2132) or email ( with your reference number. The Biological Sciences Department can not assist you with the Graduate School on-line application.

Applications for Graduate Assistantships for Fall 2010 must be completed by Feb. 1, 2010.

Department of Biological Sciences

Graduate School

Application Process-


Domestic Applications must be completed 45 days prior to the first day of the term you wish to enter.

International Applications must be completed 90 days prior to the first day of the term you wish to enter.

1) Online Application:

Letter of Intent

GRE Scores

TOEFL/TSE Scores (international applicants only)

Transcripts (unofficial copies to be sent to the department)

Faculty Sponsorship

2) Letters of Recommendation (at least 3)
sent (mailed or emailed PDF) to the department- Recommendation Form

Application Fee ($50 domestic, $60 international)

Official transcripts and scores sent directly to Graduate School

Online Application:

Personal Information 


Planned Course of Studyof Study


Auburn University
Department of Biological Sciences 331 Funchess Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
Phone: 334-844-4850
Fax: 334-844-9234

Auburn University
Graduate School
106 Hargis Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
Phone: 334-844-4700

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