APPLICATION DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 1ST
How to Apply
The Biochemistry & Molecular Biology PhD Program and Cell Biology PhD Program requires an online application to be completed to the Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) through the Georgetown Graduate School of Arts and Sciences application portal. Application elements, including letters of recommendation, are required to be submitted through the online application system. Only transcripts and test scores should be submitted independently by the applicant's previous academic institution(s) and testing agency. Transcripts should be submitted to the Biomedical Graduate Education Admissions Office.
Mailing Address for Official Transcripts
Biomedical Graduate Education Admissions Office
SE 108 Medical-Dental Building
3900 Reservoir Rd. NW Washington D.C. 20057-1411
- Online Application
- Application Fee
- Academic Statement of Purpose
- Three recommendations
- Official Transcript(s)
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or MCAT optional but recommended
Georgetown University Code for BGE: 5244
- TOEFL / IELTS (if applicable)
Georgetown University Code for BGE: B191
All applicants are required to demonstrate a level of proficiency in the English language sufficient to meet the admission requirement of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Proficiency can be demonstrated by the receipt of a bachelor's or advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or from a university where English is the primary language of instruction (please note that applicants receiving degrees at universities in U.S. territories, such as Puerto Rico, are required to submit the TOEFL or IELTS unless the primary language of instruction at the institution is English).
|December 1st||Application Deadline|
|January - February||Interviews
Applicants will be invited for telephone or in-person interviews in January and February (travel expenses and lodging are paid by the department).
|April 15th||Offer of Admission
The offer of admission will be offered by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences based on the recommendations of the admissions committee. The offer of admission must be accepted or rejected by April 15th, but earlier decisions are appreciated. Applicants with no offers of admission will be notified by the late spring.
Applicants DO NOT need to arrange a position in a laboratory prior to admission. Furthermore, prospective students that currently have positions in departmental laboratories must apply to the program through the same procedure as all other applicants and do not receive special consideration.