North Carolina State University - Program Of Genetics

The University wide Program in Genetics consists of 53 faculty members in 14 Departments and four Colleges, who have research interests spanning all aspects of genetics from molecules to populations. The program also administers outstanding undergraduate and graduate training programs in genetics.

Program in Genetics




Electronic submission of Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores for the General exam. Advanced Tests are not required.

Unofficial Transcripts from each college or university attended should be uploaded to the application system. All credits must appear on the transcript from the institution granting the credit. Applicants offered admission will be required to submit Official Transcripts prior to matriculation.

A CV or Resume, and a Statement of Purpose should be submitted as a portion of your online application.

Electronic submission of 3 Letters of Reference. Those providing a reference for you will submit an evaluation via the online system and will have the opportunity to upload an additional letter if they choose.


December 31st All Applicants Seeking Financial Support
March 1st International Applicants Seeking Admission Only
June 25th US Applicants Seeking Admission Only
While we generally do not accept applicants for the Spring terms, exceptionally well-qualified applicants may be considered.


December Applications received by December 31st are reviewed by the Admissions Committee
February & March Applicants offered admission to the program are invited to visit with the department to discuss available research and funding opportunities, enjoy many social opportunities with the Department Community, and explore the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area
April Those applicants selected to receive financial support sent notification


North Carolina State University College of Sciences Intranet p: 919.515.2292
f: 919.515.3355
Program in Genetics
Box 7614
N.C. State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7614