Requirements for Admission
Applying for Admission
Biology Graduate Coordinator Information
Dr. Joseph Schiller
Austin Peay State University
P.O. Box 4718
Clarksville, TN 37044
Phone: (931) 221-7249
Candidates are encouraged to review biology faculty research interests and contact those faculty with whom they would like to collaborate on a graduate thesis project. Preference in admission will be afforded to those applicants endorsed by a faculty member of the Biology Department at APSU.
Review of applications will begin March 1 for Fall semester and October 1 for Spring semester and continue until all positions are filled.
Admission to the Biology Graduate Program is decided by the biology graduate admissions committee. The admissions committee determines if the applicant meets the minimum admission standards of the department, but also considers the:
Applicants may be granted conditional admission status if he/she submits unofficial documents for review and meets the criteria for regular admission. However, all official documents must be received by the 10th day of classes or all classes will be dropped.
Applicants who do not meet the regular or conditional criteria for admission will be denied admission to the program.
* unofficial copies are acceptable for application, but official copies will be required for full enrollment; see “Conditional Admission”.