How to Apply to a Graduate Program

App Requirements - Degree | App Requirements - Certificate | Eligibility

Select the graduate program to which you will apply.

PhD and Master's degree program applicants may submit only one application per admissions year but may request to transfer an application to a different program at any point in the application process.

Review the Application Timeline to ensure your application and all supporting materials are submitted prior to the deadline. Early applications are strongly encouraged. 

Application Requirements for Degree Programs

It is expected that all application materials (with the exception of official score reports) be scanned and uploaded to your online application. Please note that the University of Rochester reserves the right to verify the accuracy of all transcripts and test scores, and to require submission of official documentation at any point in the admissions review process.

The application is currently closed and will re- open August 15, 2015.

 

  1. Online Application (recommended browser is Google Chrome)The application will be available August 15 for 2016 admission.
  2. Statement of Purpose
  3. Uploaded copy of transcript(s) to online application.
    Please do not mail a hard copy at this time.
  4. 3 Letters of Recommendation
  5. Official GRE Scores (institution code: 2948)
  6. Official TOEFL (institution code: 2948) or IELTS Scores
    For applicants whose native language is not English.
  7. Payment of the $60.00 application fee
    This fee is automatically waived for PhD applications submitted by December 1st. The PhD application deadline is January 1st.
  8. The following programs require a writing sample: Clinical Investigation, Epidemiology, Health Services Research and Policy, Medical Humanities, Public Health. Otherwise, research papers, publications and other original works, as well as resumes and CVs may also be submitted for consideration, but are not required.

It is expected that all application materials (with the exception of official score reports) be scanned and uploaded to your online application. Please do not include secondary school documentation, financial documentation, etc., as these are not utilized during the admissions process.

Application Requirements for Certificate Programs

It is expected that all application materials (with the exception of official score reports) be scanned and uploaded to your online application. Please note that the University of Rochester reserves the right to verify the accuracy of all transcripts and to require submission of official documentation at any point in the admissions review process.

The application is currently closed and will re-open August 15, 2015.

 

  1. Online Application (recommended browser is Google Chrome) (The application will be available August 15 for 2016 admission.)
  2. Statement of Purpose
  3. Uploaded copy of transcript(s) to online application.
    Please do not mail a hard copy at this time.
  4. Official TOEFL (institution code: 2948) or IELTS Scores
    For applicants whose native language is not English.
  5. Payment of the $60.00 application fee
    This fee is automatically waived for PhD applications submitted by December 1st. The PhD application deadline is January 1st.
  6. Research papers, publications and other original works, as well as resumes and CVs may also be submitted for consideration, but are not required.

It is expected that all application materials be scanned and uploaded to your online application. Please do not include secondary school documentation, financial documentation, etc., as these are not utilized during the admissions process.

Eligibility

Applicants must have earned a U.S. baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a college, university, or technical school of acceptable standing. Students in their final year of undergraduate study may be admitted on the condition that their bachelor's degrees are awarded before they matriculate. Evidence of the earned degree is required prior to matriculation in the form of an official transcript noting degree conferral.

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