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Indiana University Bloomington

Department of Biology

Graduate Studies

Prospective Graduate Student Data Sheet

  • Prospective graduate students who wish to apply for admission to a graduate program in the Department of Biology should fill out and submit the applicant data form below.
  • This form should be filled out in conjunction with the IU online application system. If you were not sent to this page from that system, be sure to fill out that application also.
  • After you submit the form on this page, you will be sent to a confirmation window you can print for your records, with a reminder of the address to which to your official transcript(s) should be sent. Only one official copy of your transcript needs to be sent, to:
  • Address for Domestic Applicants: Address for International Applicants:
    Gretchen Clearwater, Advisor for Graduate Affairs
    Department of Biology
    Myers Hall 150
    Indiana University
    915 E. Third Street
    Bloomington, IN 47405
    Office of International Services/Admissions
    Poplars 221
    400 E. Seventh Street
    Bloomington, IN 47405
** Required Fields
 My Contact Information:
**First Name:

**Email Address:
(Please enter the same address you used on your IU application.)
**Daytime Phone:
Work Phone:

Mailing Address:
**Street 1
Street 2


[Please note that any answers you provide to optional questions will be anonymized and used as supporting data in our grant proposals for graduate funding.]

**Domestic or International Applicant:
Ethnicity (optional):
Gender (optional):
**Date of Birth
Are you a first generation college student? (optional) | |
(i.e., neither parent graduated from a 4-year college or university)
When you applied to the program, did you qualify as a low-income student? (optional)
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(Determined from evaluating federal taxable income information. More information on the US HHS website.)
Do you have a documented disability? (optional)
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(i.e., a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more "major life activities")
 My Background Information:
Undergraduate Information:
Institution Name:
Degree Awarded:
Date of Degree (mm/yyyy):
Overall GPA
Science GPA

Masters Information
(if applicable):
Institution Name:
Degree Awarded:
Date of Degree (mm/yyyy):

Other Institutions Attended
(if applicable):
Please list:

Date of exam
Verbal: raw score %
Quantitative: raw score %
Analytical: raw score %

Advanced GRE:

Others (MCAT, LSAT, etc.:)

TOEFL (International students only):
Date of Exam:
iBT: /120
Written: /30
Score (overall)

Name of Recommender (1):
Name of Recommender (2):
Name of Recommender (3):
Name of Recommender (4) (optional)
 About my Interests in Biology:
Indiana University Program Application:
**Program to which I'm applying:
Semester I want to start:

Type the names of four IU Biology faculty members with whom you are interested in working.

Please place faculty in rank order, with 1 indicating highest interest. Faculty use this information extensively when reviewing applications. Thus, these choices matter greatly.

Please check the program links below carefully. Not all faculty are taking on students anymore. The program pages denote these faculty.

View faculty by program by clicking the links below:
 How I learned about IU's Biology Program:

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