Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences uses an online application.
In the application dropdown menu, be sure to choose one of the following programs:
PhD-Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
PhD-Cell & Developmental Biology
PhD-Genetics, Genomics & Cancer Biology
PhD-Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis
2. $50.00 Application Fee (non-refundable)
3. Personal Statement
Describe your specific reasons for applying to the PhD program you chose and Thomas Jefferson University. Detail your professional objectives, including your areas of interest regarding research, study, and career.
All application materials (Official Transcripts, Test Scores, etc) should be sent directly to the Office of Admissions; they should not be sent to the program to which you are applying.
Office of Admissions
Jefferson Graduate School of
Thomas Jefferson University
1020 Locust Street, Suite M-60
Philadelphia, PA 19107-6799
4. Official Transcripts
Applicants are required to submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. This includes any study-abroad programs or transfer credit not reflected on undergraduate transcripts with full course titles and final grades.
Transcripts need to be received by the Office of Admissions in a sealed envelope with an official signature or stamp across the sealed flap.
International applicants may be asked to submit a course by course evaluation of thier academic credentials. This request will come after their application is considered by the program and will not need to be submitted for the January 5th deadline.
5. Letters of Reference, Three Letters Required
Letters of reference should be written by people who can comment from personal knowledge on the applicant's academic qualifications, preferably from individual faculty or pre-professional committees. If, however, an applicant has been out of school for a number of years, s/he may substitute professional references.
It is preferred that applicants use the Online Recommendation system. If necessary, a reference provider can submit a letter using the recommendation form. The letter needs to be received by the Office of Admissions in a sealed envelope with the provider's signature on the sealed flap.
6. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test
The assigned institution code for Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is 2999.
Scores need to be received from ETS and expired or unofficial scores will not be accepted.
8. English Language Proficiency
If your native language is not English, or you received your baccalaureate degree from an institution where English is not the official language of instruction, you must submit official scores from an accepted English proficiency exam such as TOEFL or IELTS.
Under no circumstances can any application materials submitted to the Office of Admission be returned to the applicant or forwarded to another college, university, or third party. All records submitted in support of an Application for Admission become property of Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Thomas Jefferson University.
– Application &
– Application Fee
– Three Letters of
– Official Academic
Transcripts in sealed
– Standardized Tests
-- Academic Transcript
Your Application Packet...
All application materials should be sent directly to the Director of Admissions of the Graduate College; they should not be sent to the program to which you are applying.
Office of Admissions
Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust Street