Application for Admission

The following summary information is used to accelerate the IMBIO review and admissions process. Submission of the below data form begins an application file for you with the Immunobiology Interdepartmental Graduate Program. To complete your application with IMBIO you must submit the below pre-application form along with all supplemental application materials. Please refer to the Immunobiology Pre-application Checklist for additional information relating to these supplemental materials.  Incomplete application files will not be reviewed by the admissions committee. 

This is the only application form required at this time! Should you receive an offer of admission from the IMBIO Graduate Program you will receive additional instructions for completing the Iowa State University Graduate Application.  Any offer of admission from the IMBIO Graduate Program is contingent on formal application and admission to the Iowa State University Graduate College.

To receive priority consideration for financial assistance, your complete application must reach the Immunobiology office by January 1. 

The Immunobiology Graduate Program and Iowa State University are committed to the concept and practice of affirmative action and do not discriminate on the basis of age, color, creed, handicap, national origin, race, religion, sex, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual.

YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL FIELDS TO YOUR BEST KNOWLEDGE, OR YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED ANY FURTHER.


 

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Ethnicity
Note: an M.S. is not a prerequisite for a Ph.D.
 InstitutionCountryDegree EarnedMajorGraduation Date
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Ex. Univ of Iowa
USA
BS
Biology
5/2009
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Ex. Univ of Iowa
USA
BS
Biology
5/2009
3
Ex. Univ of Iowa
USA
BS
Biology
5/2009

Grade Point Averages

B.S./B.A.
M.S./M.A.

Test Scores

GRE General Test
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GRE Subject Test
TOEFL/IELTS
International students must enter either a TOEFL or IELTS score.

Transcripts and Test Scores:

Please send official transcripts, official GRE scores, and official TOEFL/IELTS scores (if required). Indicate any courses you are currently taking or expect to take before completion of your degree. Official transcripts are required for application to Iowa State University's Graduate College.

Note: GRE is required for all applicants; TOEFL/IELTS scores are required for international applicants.

References

Please ask three individuals familiar with your qualifications to write a letter of recommendation. All letters must be signed and sealed and included in your application packet. Be sure that each letter of recommendation includes the confidential report form.

 NameInstitution/CompanyEmailPhone
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Interest Areas
An important aspect of the evaluation and admissions process is the development of an accurate profile of your interests. To help us in this process, please check 1-3 areas of immunobiology that interest you most.
Faculty
Please list the names of three immunobiology faculty you are most interested in working with:
The nine Interdepartmental Graduate Programs in the Life Sciences listed below cooperate and coordinate their student recruiting and admission activities. If you would like to be considered by other programs, please rank order (1-3) the programs for which you would like to be considered. Indicating an interest in multiple programs will not compromise your application to your priority program.
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Molecular, Cellular and Development Biology
Neuroscience
Toxicology
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Genetics
Immunobiology
Plant Physiology
Water Resources

Other Items

Statement of Professional Goals:

On a separate page, provide a written statement of your reasons for wanting to undertake graduate study, the specific research areas that interest you, and your plans for after completion of your degree.

Resume:

Include a brief outline (resume or curriculum vitae) of your educational and professional history. This should include a description of previous honors, scholarships, research activities, publications, employment experience, and outstanding extracurricular work.


Interdepartmental Immunobiology encourages you to communicate with us as to the status of your application at any time. As you have questions about the program, about the university, or about the admissions process, please contact us via the following:

Telephone: 515-294-7252
Fax: 515-294-7629
E-mail: idgp@iastate.edu

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Interdepartmental Immunobiology
Iowa State University Graduate College