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Application for Fall 2016:  Will be Available Fall 2015



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December 15, 2015

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Enrollment is for the fall semester only.


Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Or equivalent degree, from an accredited institution
Official transcripts From all undergraduate/graduate institutions attended
GRE (general) results Required, taken within the past five years--Institution Code 2471 or 1760
GRE (specialty) examination Recommended (in pertinent field)--Institution Code 2471 or 1760
Three letters of support Required
Essay Description of research interests/experience
Interview Final candidates will be interviewed
Faculty sponsor Through student contact or assigned by the AMNH
Application fee of $50 Required with application
Proficiency in English

TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for non-native English speakers, taken within the past 2 years.

TOEFL scores generally must total 600 or higher with 60 or greater on each subsection (PBT), or total 100 or higher with 25 or greater on each subsection (iBT). For more information on TOEFL go to

IELTS scores must be at least 7.0 in total. For more information on IELTS please go to:

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