* * Spring health insurance amount includes summer.
You should have an undergraduate degree Grade Point Average of at least 2.75/4.0. Some degree programs require a higher Grade Point Average, though. See below for the full list of Grade Point Average requirements for each major.
If you have completed any previous graduate/master’s degree courses, you must have an overall graduate level Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0/4.0.
Incoming international graduate students must meet one of the criteria’s set forth in the below chart.
Completion of A-State's ESL Program: 90% or Above
Completion of CEA accredited language program: Completion certificate for completing all levels
Completion of HOFT Institute ESL Program: Completion certificate of the program
TOEFL-Paper Based*: 550
TOEFL-Paper Based, Revised*: 60
TOEFL-Internet Based***: 79
PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic): 56
iTEP Academic Plus*: 4.5
EIKEN: Grade Pre-1
SAT scores**: 550 (total on the Evidence-Based Reading/Writing score)
ACT scores**: 21 (total, and on both English and Reading sections)
High School Marks (India, Nepal and Pakistan): 65% in English at X and XII in Certificate
High School Marks (Kenya): 75% in English in Grade 10 and Grade 12
IB (International Baccalaureate): 5, 6 or 7 on English: Literature or Language & Literature
University Graduate from USA, UK, Canada (except Quebec), Australia and New Zealand: Must have completed two years there and graduated
Duolingo English Test: 105
*A-State’s institutional code to receive electronic tests is 6011.
**Test scores cannot be older than 2 years.
***Currently accepting TOEFL, internet based at home test.
The MS Biology Program prepares students for a variety of careers in government, academia and research. Recent graduates have gone to successful careers as educators, researchers, analysts, system administrators and as a special agent with the FBI.
Health Insurance: $1100 USD per year