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Graduate Admission

Admission is based on the student’s undergraduate record in a relevant field, Graduate Record Examination scores, and 3 letters of recommendation. A minimum grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required. Applications from non-English-speaking countries must include a copy of the Test of English as a Foreign Language score. Acceptance depends on the availability of funding, space, and faculty commitment.

Students are expected to have bachelor’s degrees in pharmacy, biological or physical sciences, or the equivalent. Prerequisite courses include 4 semesters of chemistry and 4 semesters of biology including laboratory courses in biochemistry and mammalian physiology. Prerequisites may be completed after admission, with the deficiencies to be corrected as soon as possible.

Submit your graduate application online. Send transcripts of all completed college and university course work and all other requested application materials to the department:

The University of Kansas
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Malott Hall
1251 Wescoe Hall Drive, Room 5064
Lawrence, KS 66045-7572

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