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Important Information

Considering Fall 2025 Admission?

Apply Here starting September 1, 2024
  • GREs are no longer considered for admission into our program and applicants will not be requested to submit scores on the application.
  • The application deadline for Fall 2024 was December 1, 2023. Applications are currently being reviewed.
  • The application for Fall 2025 admission will open on September 1, 2024 and the deadline for submission will be December 1, 2024 at 11:59 PM, Eastern.

Considering Fall 2025 Admission?

Apply Here starting September 1, 2024

FAQs for Applicants Impacted by COVID-19

Our admissions committee has developed the following information for prospective applicants regarding concerns related to the impact of COVID on their experiences.
~updated 8/29/23

Admission Requirements

The requirements for admission to the BIMS Graduate Programs are rigorous, as it is our goal to recruit the very best students who will go on to be leading scientists in academia, industry, and other areas. All applicants should have earned or should be in the process of earning an undergraduate degree at an accredited institution. Although strong weighting is given to a student’s grade point average, the most important criterion for admission is a student’s passion and commitment for research and aspiration for a professional career conducting pioneering biomedical research.

The BIMS application must be completed online. The following materials must be submitted to support your application in order for it to be considered complete.

Please Read Before You Begin the Application Process

Plan ahead. The application portal will close promptly at 11:59pm on December 1, Eastern time zone, so be sure to note any difference with your time zone and plan accordingly. Any number of unforeseen circumstances affecting could cause the application process to take longer than anticipated and lead you to miss the deadline. Once the application system closes at 11:59pm Eastern time, you will not be able to submit your application, even if you initiated completion of the application prior to the deadline.

We will begin reviewing applications in mid-November, so early applications are highly encouraged! Competitive applicants will be invited to a virtual interview session by one of our admission committee chairs.

You have the option of selecting up to three (3) research interests when completing your application. That information will be used to coordinate interviews with faculty from the BIMS Graduate Group.

If you have questions about the BIMS Graduate Programs or admission requirements during the admission process, please feel free to contact If you have questions about or complications with the online application, please contact