General Requirements for Graduate Degrees


Psychobiology of Addictions
Admission Requirements
  1. Apply online
  2. Take the GRE (no minimum score required).
  3. A minimum undergraduate grade point average of 3.2*
  4. Foreign students must submit TOEFL scores (Test of English as a Foreign Language) unless student has a Bachelor's degree from a predominantly English-speaking country (check here for the official list). 
  5. A personal statement
  6. Three (3) letters of recommendation (including the recommendation form pdf file).
  7. Two (2) official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework.

*Majors in the life sciences (psychology, biology, or chemistry) are particularly encouraged to apply. Academic preparation and performance in the life sciences (e.g., experimental psychology and behavioral neuroscience; cell and systems biology; chemistry) are given high priority in considering candidates for admission.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Financial support is typically provided to all students in good standing. 

Applications and supporting materials should be received by January 1st for admission for the following Fall semester.

For more information about the program, contact (Dr. Charles Goodlett).