Application deadline (no late applications will be accepted):
** Fall priority deadline is February 1
Complete applications received by the biostatistics program by February 1 will be considered by February 15.
Fall: April 1
Spring: October 1
Documents for Application
- Online application ApplyYourself
- Official and unofficial transcripts from all universities/colleges attended
- TOEFL for international students
- Three letters of recommendation
- Personal statement of objectives and goals
Online application - Once submitted, the application can’t be changed.
Be sure to review the Apply Yourself Tutorial to make sure you have included all of the required information. Also, upload all unofficial transcripts, including University of Utah.
Transcripts - You must have one official transcript from each institution from which you have earned college credit (except the University of Utah); mail directly to the Admissions Office:
University of Utah
201 South 1460 East, RM 250S SSB
SLC , UT 84112
Three letters of recommendation - Required for each master's applicant; the recommendation letters should come from persons familiar with the applicant's academic and professional capabilities, achievements, work experience and/or personal qualities—not family or friends. There is no specific format for these letters.
Personal statement of objectives & goals - The statement is not to exceed 1000 words
General Graduate Record Examination (GRE) - May be submitted, but not required.
TOEFL international students - Spring 2014 semester, applicants must have a minimum TOEFL score of 80 iBT (550 pBT) or better, or a minimum IELTS band score of 6.5 or better. (Minimum score requirements are subject to change.) Must submit TOEFL scores of at least iBT 61 or pBT 500 or an IELTS score of at least 5.0
Check Your Spplication Status
The ApplyYourself online program allows applicants to track their application by logging back into the system with your PIN and password. Applicants are able to, and responsible for, tracking the progress of their applications. (This is helpful to verify all of your letters of recommendation have been submitted.)