The PhD Admissions Process
Welcome to the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS) PhD Admissions Process. For more than 40 years, the Division has provided innovative training in cutting-edge research to bright young women and men who aspire to careers in the life sciences. The goal of the program is to develop the next generation of leaders in the biological and biomedical sciences. If your career goals lie in this area, we encourage you to consider an application to one of our 12 doctoral programs. Our electronic application system makes the admission process easier for the applicants as well as us. Our on-line application is typically available starting in early September, and the deadline for applying is December 1st. We only offer enrollment for the fall semester. To obtain admission to one of the 12 graduate programs in the Division, you must apply to DBBS.