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Graduate Admission Requirements

Deadline: December 1, 2017

The University of Montana Graduate School accepts applications for the Toxicology Graduate Program through December 1. Applications received after December 1st will still be considered; these applications need to be submitted by mail to The University of Montana Graduate School, Attn: Toxicology Graduate Program.

Application Requirements:

A completed application package, consists of the following:

  • Online Application (apply online at; if applying after December 1, send application by mail to The University of Montana Graduate School, Attn: Toxicology Graduate Program
  • A minimum undergraduate or masters GPA of 3.0 is desired
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Original transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended
  • Original GRE (ALL Scores) scores; all scores are to be sent from ETS.
  • International students ONLY:
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) for non-native speakers of English. Score for admission is minimum 547 or above on the paper-based version or 210 on the computer-based version. All scores should be current. The institution code for the University of Montana is 4489. Consult your local institution for details about these exams or write to the Educational Testing Service, P.O. Box 955, Princeton, NJ 08540.
    • Copy of Passport; an interview may be required. Students with very strong letters of recommendation and demonstration of research experience and research potential will be considered if the guidelines for the GRE and GPA are not met.
  • Personal statement
  • $51.00 US application fee  
  • Email that you have sent an application to the Toxicology Program.


Admission is contingent on space, faculty and financial resources. Students usually enter the program Fall Semester.

International Students ONLY: To issue a VISA to an accepted student, The University of Montana must receive an original (not a photocopy) certified statement from a bank or government agency that sufficient funds are available to meet the cost of study, living, and necessary travel.

Financial Assistance:

* Stipends are $14,400 for M.S. students and $24,000 for Ph.D. students
* Tuition fee waivers are granted to accepted students

Projected Timeline (on or about):

February 1 – applications reviewed by the Toxicology Graduate Program Admissions Committee
February 15 – early selection done
February 19 – e-mail acceptances sent out by the Director of the Toxicology Graduate Program
February 28 – acceptance letters are sent out
March 5 – email acceptance confirmations need to be received from selected applicants

For additional information, email: