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Basic Medical Sciences

Please contact the Department of Basic Medical Sciences directly at glpowell@purdue.edu before submitting an on-line application.

We are pleased with your interest in our graduate program. Before you continue with the electronic application for admission, we wish to ensure that you are familiar with the minimum requirements for admission to graduate degree study in Basic Medical Sciences.  It is important to recognize that although satisfaction of these basic requirements does not guarantee graduate admission, failure to satisfy these requirements may lead to automatic denial of admission.

Supporting Documents: Additional documents are required to support the application. Supporting documents should be uploaded to the online application or mailed directly to the graduate program to which you are applying, as directed below. Click the links below for details. Supporting documents include the following, unless specific instructions are noted in the requirements sections of this page:

Application Deadlines:  Applications and all supporting documentation must be received on or before the deadlines listed below. 

 

Fall Spring Summer
US Citizen August 1 December 1 May1
International June 15 October 15 March 15

 

Contact Information Mailing Address Web Sites of Interest
Name: Gloria Powell
Phone: (765) 494-8637 
E-mail: glpowell@purdue.edu
Department of Basic Medical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Purdue University
625 Harrison Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2026
USA

Current master's students wishing to move to a doctoral degree program in this same graduate program will not be required to submit a new application.

Master's Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average: 
       3.0 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
       Required

International Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
       
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
       
    Required 
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers: 
       Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
       Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
       With the following minimum section requirements:
        Reading: 19
        Listening: 14
        Speaking: 18
        Writing: 18                      
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
        An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
        An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers: 
       
    Not required, but recommended 

Doctoral Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average: 
       
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE): 
       
    Required

International Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average: 
       
    3.0 or equivalent required 
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE): 
       
    Required
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers: 
       Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
       Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
       With the following minimum section requirements:
        Reading: 19
        Listening: 14
        Speaking: 18
        Writing: 18                      
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
        An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
        An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers 
       
    Not required, but recommended

If you do not meet the basic requirements described above, please do not submit an electronic application until you have contacted our graduate program staff.

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