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Following the campus guidelines for Coronavirus all UC Davis classes, lectures, seminars, labs and discussion sections will move to virtual instruction and remain virtual through the end of spring quarter 2020, including final exams. Given this, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions. To contact staff members of the department via e-mail or phone, please go to our administrative staff contact page. 

Minimum GRE score

Does the Graduate Program have a minimum GRE score requirement for admission consideration?


Yes. Applicants with GRE verbal scores below the 60th percentile (30th percentile for non-native speakers of English), GRE quantitative scores below the 70th percentile, or a TOEFL score below 80 (counting all four sections of the iBT TOEFL exam) or below 600 (if paper-based TOEFL exam) will not be considered for admission.