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Students interested in applying to the program must meet the standards set by Graduate Studies at the University of California, Davis. Admission to the program is highly competitive, and the admissions committee considers several factors when evaluating each application. Demonstrated aptitude in undergraduate coursework is required. The quality of the undergraduate education, the fulfillment of all prerequisites, letters of recommendation and previous research experience are all evaluated as part of the admissions process. Applications are generally accepted for fall admission only, but in unusual circumstances exceptions may be granted. Applications must be completed by December 1 to be given consideration for admission. The admission deadline for the Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Group can be found at the Graduate Studies website.

The Graduate Studies application can be found at the office of Graduate Studies homepage. The Graduate Studies application is a multi-step process that that is completed online through the Embark system.

Requirements and materials for applying to the Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Group:

  1. Application Fee
  2. Statement of Purpose
  3. Personal History Statement
  4. Minimum GPA
  5. Transcripts
  6. GRE
  7. TOEFL
  8. Letters of Recommendation
  9. Pre-requisites
  10. Student Handbook

Questions about the admissions process and general questions about the program should be directed to:

Victoria Dye
Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Group
Environmental Toxicology
University of California, Davis
4117 Meyer Hall
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616