Admission to the Graduate School

All masters and doctoral applicants should submit the following material:

  1. Online graduate application available at https://soa.prod.cu.edu/degreeprog/applyDEGREEPROG_CUBLD/login.action
  2. One official transcript of all undergraduate and graduate work;
  3. Three completed recommendation forms (may be submitted directly to online application site or sent to address below);
  4. A personal statement identifying possible faculty mentors and detailing the applicant's reasons for pursuing a graduate degree;
  5. Scores on the GRE General Aptitude Test or MCAT (Institution Code R4841, NO department code; less than five years old); and
  6. A $50.00 ($70.00 for international students), non-refundable processing fee. International applications due on December 15; domestic applications due on January 15.

Domestic Applicants:

All parts of your application, transcripts, supporting credentials, and correspondence in reference to your application (and not previously submitted online) should be sent directly to:

Graduate Admissions
University of Colorado Boulder
553 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0553

For overnight or express mail send to:

Graduate Admissions
University of Colorado Boulder
3100 Marine St., Bldg. RL3
Ste. A122
Boulder, CO 80303-1058
(303) 492-6301

All International Applicants:

All parts of your application, transcripts, supporting credentials, and correspondence in reference to your application (and not previously submitted online) should be sent directly to:

Overnight/Express Mailing Address (DHL, UPS, Fedex)

Office of Admissions/International
University of Colorado Boulder
3100 Marine Street - 65 UCB
BLDG RL3 Suite A122
Boulder, CO 80303-1058 USA

For standard international mail or mail within the US, including USPS Priority and Express:

Office of Admissions/International
University of Colorado Boulder
3100 Marine St Suite A122
65 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0065 USA

Prerequisites

Entering graduate students must have an undergraduate preparation equivalent to the basic core course requirements in Integrative Physiology at the University of Colorado or departmental approval of their academic preparation for graduate study. The basic core requirements are:

  1. An introductory statistics or research design course;
  2. Human anatomy or comparative vertebrate anatomy;
  3. Human physiology or comparative animal physiology/lecture and lab.

For graduate degree requirements, please visit http://www.colorado.edu/admissions/graduate/apply.