Find Graduate Schools and Programs
These resources briefly outline academic programs, financial aid resources, cost of study, application requirements, exams required for admission and other information.
- Faculty recommendations
- Graduate school guide books in Office of Career Development; email Career Development or visit directly in person the Career Development Office in McMahon Commons.
- General Graduate School Websites:
- Graduate School Resources for Biology:
Evaluate Graduate Programs
Often, though not always, the quality of a graduate school is not as important as the quality of a graduate program and its faculty. Consider the following points to help you determine and eventually rank the quality of potential graduate programs.
- Prestige/reputation of the institution/accreditation
- Faculty/department reputation and interests
- Size of departments
- Special strengths and weaknesses
- Student/Faculty ratio
- Curriculum and services
- Career placement services
- Library and technology resources
- Geographic location
- Selectivity of admissions
- Housing and facilities
- Amount of financial support
- Types of employment secured by graduates
Rank Graduate Programs