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Master of Science in Biological Sciences

Forms & Deadlines

PDF iconApplication for Admission - M.S./Biological Sciences (U.S. Applicants) January 15
Application fee ($60) January 15
Official transcripts of the undergraduate record January 15
Letters of recommendation January 15
Long paper, written in an advanced undergraduate course, preferably in the proposed field of study January 15
Résumé and personal statement January 15
   
January 15
January 15
Application fee ($60) January 15
Official transcripts of the undergraduate record January 15
TOEFL or IELTS scores (GRE if from English-speaking country) January 15
Letters of recommendation January 15
Long paper, written in an advanced undergraduate course, preferably in the proposed field of study January 15
January 15
January 15

Information About Admission

For questions about admission, please call or write:

Graduate and Special Programs
College Hall 103
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Email: gradstdy@smith.edu
Phone: 413-585-3053
Fax: 413-585-3054


Required Materials

  • Application fee ($60)
  • Official transcripts of the undergraduate record
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) – applicable only to international applicants from English-speaking countries, in lieu of the TOEFL or IELTS
  • Official results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – applicable only to applicants from non-English-speaking countries (GRE accepted from applicants from English-speaking countries)
  • Long paper
  • Résumé
  • Statement of objectives
  • Biological Sciences application supplement

 

M.S./Biological Sciences Tuition & Fees 2019-20

Application fee $60
Full academic-year tuition (before scholarship)
(8 to 11 credits per semester)
$27,040
Part-time tuition (fee per credit) $1,690
Health insurance* (coverage beginning August 15) $2,400

*This fee may be waived if you are a U.S. citizen with comparable health insurance that will cover you while in Massachusetts.

 

Financial Assistance

A student admitted to Smith’s M.S./Biological Sciences program will be awarded a teaching or research fellowship. A fellowship includes a full tuition waiver, a monthly stipend, and summer support.

Visit the Tuition & Financial Aid website for financial aid deadlines and information and instructions on how to apply.

 

More Information

Interested students may consult the Smith College Department of Biological Sciences.