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Department of

Graduate Programs in Biomedical Informatics

PhD Program Deadlines: Dec 1 (non-binding early action) and Feb 15 (general admission)

How to Apply to the PhD Program

If you are new to the system, please create a login. Choose BMIN from the pull-down menu. The program is referred to as PHD-BMIN in the application system. Apply online now

Please note: For applications to be formally accepted, the applicant must pay a non-refundable fee ($65 for domestic students/$70 for International students). Applications will not be processed until the fee is paid.

PhD Program Application Deadlines and Notifications

The application process begins with an online application to the Graduate School.The deadline for applications to the UC Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Informatics Program is February 15, however all applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applicants have the option to submit their application before the early action deadline, December 1. Early action is a non-binding program, meaning admitted applicants are not obligated to enroll upon admission. Early action does not guarantee an applicant admission into the program. Applicants seeking scholarship/financial aid should apply before the end of January.

Applications will be reviewed beginning March 1. Successful applicants will be notified by April 15 or within one month for late applications submitted following April 15. An offer of admission may be withdrawn if a candidate does not accept within six weeks of our offer. New students are admitted in the fall semester.

Admission deferrals are granted only in exceptional circumstances.

Applications for the Graduate Certificate are accepted on a rolling basis for the fall and spring semesters. Please submit the application at least one month prior to the beginning of the semester.