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Application deadlines vary by program.

Cost to Apply is Free

There is no application fee. We want our scientific community to mirror that of the global scientific community. Therefore, we do not place financial barriers between a student and higher education.

A complete application will include:

  • One finalized and submitted online application
  • Transcripts from all post-high school institutions attended
  • Three letters of recommendation submitted electronically. Please have the names and email addresses of your three references before you begin the application.
  • Language exam scores – for international applicants only (TOEFL, IELTS, DuoLingo accepted)

First Year Student Demographics (Fall 2023)

3 Demographic pie charts | Students by Program - Biomedical Engineering (BME) 18%, Basic Biomedical Sciences (BBS) 69%, Organic Chemistry (OC) 5%, Clinical Psychology 8% | Ethinicity for US Citizens or Permanent Residents - 3% American Indian/Native American, 14% Asian, 12% Black/African American, 23% Hispanic/Latino, 2% Native Hawaiian/Other Pacifi Islander, 46% White | Gender - 41% Male, 59% Female

Download the Graduate Student Demographic Map


A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States or proof of equivalent training at a foreign university is required. Students who are in the process of completing a bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply.

Detailed Application Instructions by Program Type

Ph.D. Degrees in Basic Sciences
Ph.D. Degree in Clinical Psychology