Undergraduate Admission

Students interested in admission should visit Miami Admissions for general information, applications, and deadlines. There is no additional application necessary to apply for a biology major.

Graduate Admission

Apply online to the Miami University Graduate School according to the instructions for domestic or international applicants. You can request information for a specific program. As part of your online application you will provide:

  • An application fee of $50 as part of the online application;
  • The names and contact information of three people who will write letters of recommendation;
  • Official copies of your transcripts;
  • Official copies of recent TOEFL scores if your native language is not English (International Students only);
  • A copy of your resume/CV;
  • A statement about the area of biology or botany in which you intend to specialize and your career objectives.

Applicants to the Biology and Botany Graduate Programs

Applicants must have all forms (including those required by the Graduate School) no later than January 1st. Applications will be accepted after January 1st; however, late applications may not receive full consideration. All applications are considered for fall admission.

Students are strongly advised to personally contact potential faculty advisors before January 1st. Applicants without a faculty sponsor will not be considered for admission to the Biology or Botany Graduate Programs.

Applicants to the CMSB and EEEB Graduate Programs

For information on the application process for the graduate program in Cellular, Molecular and Structural Biology (CMSB)

For information on the application process for the PhD program in Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology (EEEB)

Applicants to Project Dragonfly Graduate Programs

Submit completed applications by January 28th (for the Global Field Program) or February 28th (for the Advanced Inquiry Program).

For more information on Project Dragonfly graduate programs, including details on the application process, please see the following web pages:

The Advanced Inquiry Program

The Global Field Program

Contact information

Domestic & International students

Department of Biology
Miami University
212 Pearson Hall
Oxford, OH 45056
Tel: 513-529-3100
fax: 513-529-6900
Biology: Dr. Michelle Boone
Botany: Dr. Rich Moore

International students only

International Student and Scholar Services
fax: 513-529-7383
email: International Education
web site: International Student and Scholar Services