APPLICATION SUBMISSION & REQUIREMENTS
*Effective September 24, 2018, CMB no longer requires the GRE as an application/admission requirement for the program.
Applications for graduate admission to any UVM program must be submitted online to the UVM Graduate College The deadline to submit an application to the Graduate College for admission to the CMB Program is December 1st. The application form requires:
- General application and associated fee
- Three letters of recommendation
- Official transcript of all colleges attended
- Statement of purpose (personal summary of interest)
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for non-US residents
Please note, the minimum TOEFL score for the CMB Program is 100.
All applicants must have the equivalent of a US bachelor’s degree, which consists of 16 years of formal education.
If you have any questions about your qualifications as an applicant, please email us.
APPLICATION REVIEW PROCESS
All applications submitted by December 1st will be reviewed by the CMB Recruitment and Admissions Committee for appropriate qualifications, skills, knowledge, motivation and competitiveness. Decisions will be based on a variety of criteria, including: undergraduate GPA, letters of reference, statement of purpose, educational background as demonstrated on all transcripts, and an interview.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, all recruitment activities, including interviews, will be conducted virtually on January 15, 2021. This will include a program overview, graduate student presentations, faculty interviews and discussions with current CMB students. We understand that this cannot replicate a visit to our campus in beautiful Burlington, VT or demonstrate the true collaborative nature of our community, however we hope to provide you with as much evidence of this as possible.