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Human Toxicology Program (PhD)

The PhD for the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology is awarded by the UI Graduate College.

Admission Requirements 

Applicants must meet the Admission Requirements of the Graduate College and the department offering the degree program (review the department's web site or the General Catalog for departmental requirements).

Departmental Admission Information

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Tuition and fees vary by degree program and the type of student you are.

Application Deadlines 

  • Fall semester—February 15 (applications received after February 15 will be considered on a rolling basis)
  • Spring semester—rarely offered
  • Summer session—rarely offered

Application Procedures 

The graduate application process

  • You must first submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the $60 application fee by credit card ($100 for international applicants).
  • Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email instructing you on how to upload your supporting documents and submit letters of recommendation.  A few programs require materials be sent directly to them. However, almost all supplemental material can and should be uploaded from your Admissions Profile in MyUI, our online service center for applicants and students.  You can only access this AFTER you have submitted your application.

Degree Program Supplemental Materials

Materials to send to Admissions

  • A set of your unofficial academic records/transcripts uploaded on your Admissions Profile. If you are admitted, official transcripts will be required before your enrollment.
  • Your official GRE scores from Educational Testing Service (the University's institutional code is 6681).
  • International students may also be required to submit TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores to comply with the university's English Language Proficiency Requirements.
  • Once recommended for admission, international students must send a Financial Statement.


Once your Preliminary Application is approved by the Human Toxicology Program, you should Apply Online. The university's $60 application fee ($100 for international students) is payable by Discover, MasterCard, or Visa.

Contact Information 

Human Toxicology Program
Larry Robertson, Program Director
219 Institute for Rural and Environmental Health
Iowa City, IA 52242

Human Toxicology Program
Gabriele Ludewig, Director of Graduate Studies
214 Institute for Rural and Environmental Health
Iowa City, IA 52242 

Human Toxicology Program
David Purdy, Program Administrator
203 Institute for Rural and Environmental Health
Iowa City, IA 52242

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