Application Information

Undergraduate Enrollment

To apply online for undergraduate admissions please click the link below to start your online application process.

You can call or write us to schedule a visit to the department at your convenience. You might also want to consider visiting us during the Bug Bowl, which is held each April. The Department of Entomology sponsors this weekend of activities when the public is invited to have “hands-on” experiences with insects. The weekend event is filled with exhibits, presentations, and fun, educational activities associated with insects.

Amanda Pendleton
Department of Entomology
901 W State St
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2089
Phone: 765-494-9061
Fax: 765-494-0535

You may also call or write the following professors for further information about programs in the Department of Entomology:

Questions for Entomology Major and Minor:
Dr. Jon Neal
Professor of Entomology
Department of Entomology
901 W State St
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2089
Phone: 765-494-4594

Graduate Enrollment

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Applicants for admission to graduate study in Entomology must complete an online application to Purdue's Graduate School and provide to the Department of Entomology 2 official copies of transcripts from all academic institutions attended, official results from completing the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), three letters of recommendation, and a written statement of purpose for entering graduate study in entomology.

If English is not your first language, your official score from the TOEFL examination must also be provided.

TOEFL Score Requirement:

Paper-based: 550
Computer-based: 213
Internet-based: 77

TOEFL iBT - Must achieve the following minimum score in addition to the overall required score:
Reading: 19
Listening: 14
Speaking: 18
Writing: 18

U.S. Citizen
*July 1
November 1
April 15
*March 15
August 15
December 1

*To be competitive for fellowships and awards, complete applications
must be submitted by January 15th.


If you have any questions…

Application materials and questions concerning the application process or the status of an application should be directed to:
Department of Entomology
Attn: Graduate Coordinator
Amanda Pendleton
901 W State St
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2089
Phone: (765) 494-9061
Fax: (765) 494-0535
Questions concerning the Entomology graduate program should be directed to:
Dr. Linda Mason 
Chair, Graduate Committee
Department of Entomology
901 W State St
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2089
Phone: (765) 494-4586
Fax: (765) 494-0535




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