PIONEERING NEW KNOWLEDGE
Innovative, out-of-the box thinking has led to major breakthroughs in Pharmacology.
Our fresh approaches and groundbreaking science have made us vanguards in the field.
INTERACTIONS CREATE NETWORKS
When people with different views exchange ideas, those people become a network. And networks test and refine those ideas, creating a proving ground for important discoveries, and powerful solutions to difficult problems.
LOCATION INSPIRES CREATIVITY
A thriving and vibrant community in a breathtaking natural setting is what makes Seattle the perfect environment to learn, create and pursue your scientific interests.
DIVERSITY DRIVES DISCOVERY
The more diverse a group is, the broader the cultural and intellectual milieu from which its ideas spring, the more powerful and far-reaching those ideas tend to be. At UW we foster and encourage diversity as essential to scientific advancement.
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GRE Scores are not required to apply to our graduate program.
We consider top applicants who have prior research experience that can add to the diversity of our program. If you wish to apply, visit our admissions section for more information. To get started on your application, apply to the Graduate School on-line at https://www.grad.washington.edu/applForAdmiss/
Please visit the UW Graduate School website for information on who qualifies for fee waivers, how to apply and FAQ’s at https://www.grad.washington.edu/admission/application-fee-waivers/
The current time to earning the PhD is 5.5 years. This of course depends on your field of study, and how long it takes to complete your dissertation. For a year by year breakdown of the degree requirements please visit this page.
If interested in a postoctoral fellowship, we encourage you to contact the faculty member you wish to study with, directly. Please go to our people page and click on primary faculty. To learn more about their research, browse the Research section.
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