How To Apply

How To Apply

U. S. Citizen & Permanent Resident Applicants

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Look over the MOLB Faculty Research Interests and contact faculty you may be interested in working with.

Send them an e-mail describing your interests, career goals, and the research you would like to pursue.

Fill out an on-line Application Form with the NMSU Graduate School with the required application fee.

Required documents for the Graduate School:

  • Application for Admission
  • Application Fee
  • Transcripts

International Applicants

If you are international, and have questions pertaining to Visas, 1-20 or DS-2019, etc., please contact the International Student Studies, (ISSS) Office.

All Applicants

Please e-mail the following materials directly to the Molecular Biology Office at :

  • Application for Financial Support
  • 3¬†¬†Long-form Reference Letters –¬†¬†Letters must include signatures and¬†business/professional full color letterhead. ¬†(Optional¬†Reference Form¬†may accompany letter)
  • Graduate Advisor Form
  • Letter of Interest
  • GRE Scores – (a minimum score of 300 is required by the MOLB program)
  • TOEFL Scores¬†– (a minimum score of 550¬†is required by the Graduate School)

DEADLINE FOR FALL APPLICATIONS: The Recruiting Committee will relay interview times for all completed applications.


NOTE:  The Recruiting Committee is under no obligation to review incomplete applications. All items, needed to complete an application, must be received by the MOLB Office by the deadlines.