PhD Admissions - Fall 2019 Enrollment

Welcome to the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS) PhD Admissions Process.  While part of The Graduate School, you must apply to DBBS to obtain admission to one of the 11 graduate programs in the Division.

Application open:  Application for the entering class of 2019 is now CLOSED. 

Before beginning your application, please read the application instructions.
Answers to most of your questions, including information about application requirements, fees, test scores, financial support, interview weekends and much more can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

If you can contact the DBBS Admissions Staff at:
Admissions Staff
Snail Mail:  DBBS PhD Admissions, 660 S. Euclid Avenue, CB 8226, St. Louis, MO 63110-1093
Phone: 314-362-3365​

Interview Weekends

Should you be invited for an interview, you can expect to be contacted to discuss travel arrangements between late-December and mid-February.  Program specific interview dates and contact information below.

Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology ​Stacia Burd TBA
​Computational & Systems Biology ​Melanie Relich
Developmental, Regenerative & Stem Cell Biology ​Sally Vogt TBA
​Evolution, Ecology & Population Biology ​Stacia Burd ​TBA
Human & Statistical Genetics ​Stacia Burd​
​Immunology* ​Melanie Relich ​TBA
Molecular Cell Biology ​Stacy Kiel TBA
​Molecular Genetics & Genomics ​Melanie Relich TBA
Molecular Microbiology & Microbial Pathogenesis ​Sally Vogt TBA
​Neurosciences* ​Sally Vogt TBA
Plant & Microbial Biosciences Stacia Burd TBA​
*​Revisit Weekend - TBA

Washington University encourages and gives full consideration to all applicants for admission, financial aid, and employment. The University does not discriminate in access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or genetic information. Inquiries about compliance should be addressed to the University’s Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, Washington University, Campus Box 1184, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130.

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