Join us in leading the bioscience breakthroughs of tomorrow.

Please note: The application for Autumn 2024 will open in early September and the application deadline will be December 1.

The University of Chicago has a long history of research excellence. Here, we value the transformative power of ideas—many of which come from our graduate students. Apply to join our community of scholars.

UChicago Biosciences offers 18 programs designed to lead to the PhD; the program in Public Health Sciences offers a master’s degree for clinical professionals in addition to the PhD. We also offer combined MD/PhD degrees.

Students interested in the new joint program with the Marine Biological Laboratory should apply directly the Integrative Biology or Development, Regeneration, and Stem Cell Biology PhD Programs.

Information on applying for MS degree programs can be found through the Office of Master’s Education.

Take the first step and start your application.

Submit your completed application for the PhD programs by December 1. Submit a single application to UChicago Biosciences. You may apply to as many as four programs with this application. Please list the program of most interest to you first; this program will be given first priority in reviewing your application. Learn more about our programs.

Applicants are expected to have completed a bachelor of arts (BA), bachelor of science (BS), or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university by the time they matriculate.

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