The University of Texas at Austin, also known as UT Austin, UT, or Texas, is a public Ivy research university in Austin, Texas that serves as the flagship institution of the University of Texas System. The University of Texas, founded in 1883, was admitted to the Association of American Universities in 1929, becoming only the third university in the American South to do so.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler offers a Master of Science in Biotechnology, which provides highly marketable skills and certifications for work in the biotechnology industry as well as an academic foundation for subsequent medical and professional study.
Applicants must submit official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended, including community colleges that lead to their baccalaureate degree, to the program office.
While an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale is the minimum requirement, it is recommended that applicants maintain a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and a 3.0 in their field of study. If an applicant does not meet the minimum GPA requirements, it is possible to be admitted on a probationary status. You should contact the program advisor to see if GRE scores and/or a combination of other factors might meet the requirements for admission.
General revised GRE scores should be a minimum of 295 (combined verbal and quantitative), with no less than a 150 on the verbal section and no less than 145 on quantitative section. Sign up to take the GRE or request an official copy.
Documents Required for Application
The following documents should accompany your application:
- Statement of Purpose.
- GRE Test Scores.
- Letters of Recommendation (3).
- Official Transcript(s).
- TOEFL English Proficiency Exam (international applicants).
Application Deadline: July 15, 2021