Admission Requirements

*Application Deadline for Fall 2017 Admission: December 1, 2016*
Note: We do not offer spring or summer admission

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited U.S. institution, or comparable degree from an international institution, with a major in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, or related area
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on the equivalent of the last 60 credit hours OR a master's degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Basic course background in chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, physiology, and molecular biology recommended
  • Prior laboratory research experience
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Test reported from ETS (subject test is optional)
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Score required if applicant’s native language is not English, or whose undergraduate instruction was not exclusively in English. (English proficiency and exemptions)

For detailed instructions on how to apply to the Cancer Biology Program, see How to Apply.