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Graduate study at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry means engaging in research and training that informs and shapes the world around us. We invite you to explore our numerous graduate degree programs, our facilities and resources, our people, and our community. We welcome your application to our school should you choose to apply. For more information about admissions, visit the school's Admissions page.

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Admission to the program is on a competitive basis.

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (institution code: 2948) is a mandatory requirement.

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (institution code: 2948) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a mandatory requirement of applicants whose primary language is not English.

Decisions are made by an Admissions Committee after review of applications and personal or phone interview.

European Students with a Bachelor (Vordiplom) or Masters Degree (Diplom) are explicitly invited to apply. The Graduate Education in Genetics, Genomics and Development has a high proportion of European Faculty Members with knowledge and experience in the European academic systems. Flexible arrangements in terms of admission, course and rotation requirements can be made on an individual case-by-case basis. Contact the Director or any Faculty member for further information.