Department of Entomology

How to Apply to the Graduate Program

Graduate Student Application


The Department of Entomology awards these graduate degrees:
Further information can be obtained at the following links
To apply for our graduate studies program, please complete an electronic application and submit the required supplemental documentation listed below:

To complete the electronic application, you will need the following items:

  • Transcripts - Official Transcripts (Hard copy  must be sent to address below)
  • GRE scores(General Exam required of ALL applicants) - Official GRE Score Report sent directly from Educational Testing Service to UCR (Scores must be within 5 years of planned entry date.)
    • GRE Institution Code - R4839
  • TOEFL or IELTS (beginning Fall 2011) scores (Required of international applicants) - TOEFL Score Report sent directly from Educational Testing Service to UCR (International applicants only - Scores must be from exam taken within 2 years of the planned entry.)
    • TOEFL Institution Code - R4839
    • TOEFL Department Code - 39
  • Names and email addressesof people providing letters of recommendation on your behalf
    • 3 Letters of Recommendation (may be submitted online only)
  • A Current Curriculum Vitae (CV) Please attach this to your application before submitting
  •  Your contact information
  • Credit Card (Required for application fee payment)
    • The current application processing fees are $105 for Domestic and $125 for International applicants. 
  • Supplemental Documentation needed to complete your application:
    • Applicant Statement of Purpose - (Required of ALL applicants and must be submitted online.)
    • Personal History Statement - (Required of ALL applicants and must be submitted online.)
  • Supplementary Fellowship Information Form – (Optional; Domestic applicants only; submit online)
  • International Student Confidential Financial Statement (submit online, International Applicants Only)

Admission decisions cannot be granted until all required documentation is received.

DECEMBER 1st: Priority deadline for Fall admission and fellowship consideration.
Please visit the Graduate Admissions Deadlines webpage for other deadlines.

If you would like more information, please contact our Graduate Student Services Advisor, Kathy Redd, at (951) 827-5621  or via e-mail at insects@ucr.edu.

Transcripts and Test Scores may be sent to:
University of California, Riverside
Department of Entomology Graduate Admissions
1140 Batchelor Hall
University of California
Riverside, CA 92521


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Riverside, CA 92521
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