MS / PhD Admissions

Admission Requirement FAQ’s

Q: Does UC offer any graduate assistantship (GA), teaching assistantships Scholarships?

We offer Graduate Assistant Scholarships to full-time students. These opportunities are pre-determined by the faculty during the selection process.

Q: When is the deadline for admission?

Full-time Ph.D and Master’s program deadline is March 1st.

Q: My undergraduate degree is not Science related. Can I still get into this program?

Admission requires graduation from an accredited college or university with an undergraduate “science-based” degree, i.e., biology, chemistry, biochemistry, and pharmacy.

Q: Can I take classes as a Non-Matriculated student before being accepted into the program?

Yes, you may apply as a non-matriculated student and take individual classes. Learn more about non-matriculated students.

Q: Must my letters of recommendation all come from Academia?

Letters of Recommendation may also come for Industry and professional related sources.

Q: Do you require the GRE?

Full-time admission requires a minimum score of GRE >290/3.0 however, the MCAT and GMAT scores may be considered under further evaluation. Click here for dates/times for scheduling.

The GRE requirements can be waived for Evening and Online Distance Learning Program Admission. Please contact the Graduate Program for further information.

Q: What is the minimum GPA requirement for Admission?

Admission requires a minimum score of GP of at least 3.0.

Q: Can I email my unofficial transcripts for preliminary consideration or admission?

Unofficial transcripts are sufficient to make offers of admission. However, all official and final transcripts must be received by the Graduate School by 30 days before the start of class enrollment to secure admission offer.

Q: Should I submit my unofficial transcript to the College of Pharmacy?

Unofficial transcripts may be submitted with your application and send to:

University of Cincinnati
Graduate School
110 Van Wormer Circle
Pox Office Box 00627
Cincinnati, Oho 45221-037

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