A PhD from DBBS equips you with the foundation to become an outstanding independent scientist. You will develop critical thinking skills, be immersed in a challenging, collaborative and innovative educational and research environment, have opportunities to explore diverse career paths in a variety of fields, and you’ll earn your PhD with no debt; full tuition and yearly stipend are guaranteed to all accepted students.

At DBBS, you will discover a diverse and collegial community that provides you with the freedom to explore research that interests you, as well as the support needed to navigate the ambiguities, challenges and scientific setbacks inherent to the research process.

Our applicants come to DBBS from 46 states and 47 countries and from undergraduate institutions of all sizes, both public and private. Diverse in races, talents and backgrounds, our students, faculty and staff alike share a love of science and the ability and desire to excel. Camaraderie and collaboration are overriding qualities of our community, with students providing a built-in source of personal support and friendship for each other.

About DBBS
About DBBS
An International Perspective

Admissions quick facts

  • APPLICATION DATES: September 1 – December 1 at 11:59 EST
    • DBBS does not have rolling admissions