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Ph.D. Admissions

Biophysics is a far-reaching discipline, and students in the Biophysics program come from a wide range of academic backgrounds, including: physics, chemistry, biochemistry, engineering and biology

How to Apply

Application Deadline: December 6

The application fee is waived for U.S. citizens and permanent residents only.

Note: We do not require the GRE!

Applications are submitted online through the Rackham Graduate School. Applications must include the following:

Application Evaluations and Interviews:

All aspects of the application are reviewed carefully by the Biophysics Admissions Committee.

Students who receive an offer of admission are invited to an in-person Recruiting Weekend on February 22-23, 2024 (International students and those who cannot make the in-person event are invited to visit us virtually on March 15, 2024).


General questions about transcripts, English proficiency, immigration documents, etc.:
Rackham Graduate School
Phone: 734.764.8129

Technical questions about the application/recommendation systems:
Email Include the following information: user name, full name, email address and phone number. 

Biophysics program-specific questions:
Biophysics Graduate Program Coordinator
Phone: 734.763.6722