Biology and Microbiology (MA & MS)

Please review the following instructions about applying to the program.

1: Apply to the university by March 1

Apply to the university using Cal State Apply.

Please note: After you apply, you will receive your SDSU Red ID -- Your Red ID is required to submit your program application.

If you have not received your Red ID within 10-15 business days of applying, please contact Graduate Admissions. Red IDs may be issued anywhere between 1 and 15 business days, depending on when you apply. We recommend submitting your Cal State Apply application as soon as possible to ensure you receive your Red ID on time.

2: Submit Official Test Scores and Transcripts by April 1

Official test scores and transcripts must to be sent to Graduate Admissions.

Graduate Admissions
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-7416

SDSU Institution Code (GRE and TOEFL): 4682

Further details can be found on the Graduate Admissions website. You can check the status of your university application, official test scores and transcripts by logging into SDSU WebPortal.

3: Complete the Program Application by March 1

Complete the Biology and Microbiology (MA & MS) program application using Decision Desk. A link to begin the application will become available on October 1.

Further information can be found on the department website: Biology and Microbiology (MA & MS).

For specific information about program procedures and requirements, please contact the admission coordinator, Medora Bratlien, at mbratlien@mail.sdsu.edu.

For technical questions, please visit the Decision Desk Applicant Support Site.