What programs/degrees in biomedical sciences does Georgetown offer?

Georgetown University offers a variety of graduate training opportunities in the biomedical sciences leading to a non-degree certificateMaster’s, or PhD. In addition, Georgetown offers dual degree programs and partnerships.

Please click here to learn about the program requirements to apply.

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What are the application deadlines for Georgetown’s biomedical programs?

Please click here to see our application deadlines. You can also learn about our program requirements to apply here.

Please contact the program director of the biomedical graduate program you are applying to if you wish to submit an application after the deadline. Late applications are reviewed on a space available basis. 

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How do I submit an application?

Biomedical Graduate Education requires that all applicants submit their entire application, including all recommendations via the online application system. Only transcripts and test scores should be submitted independently.

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How much is the non-refundable application fee?

Biomedical Graduate Education follows the application fee set forth by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences found here.

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What application materials are required?

List of Requirements*:

*Application requirements may vary by program. See here for the specific application requirements

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Do I need transcripts from every school I've attended?

Yes, please provide official transcripts from every institution you have attended beyond the secondary school, even if you did not receive a degree from that institution.

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Who is required to submit a TOEFL/IELTS score report?

All applicants who did not receive an undergraduate degree or higher from a school where English was the primary language of instruction must submit either a TOEFL or IELTS score. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 550 (paper test) and 80 (Internet-based test). The minimum IELTS score for admission is 7.0. Biomedical Graduate Education TOEFL Code is B191. For more information, see Proof of English Language Proficiency Guidelines

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How do I report my official GRE test score?

You need to request your official GRE test score through ETS (Educational Testing Services). To request the score, please use Georgetown University Code for BGE: 5244.

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How do I report my MCAT score?

You can send in your MCAT score through your AMCAS (The American Medical College Application Services) application or you can email the MCAT score report directly to biomedgrad@georgetown.edu.

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 Is a formal interview required?

All PhD programs in Biomedical Graduate Education require formal interview. Programs will contact applicants directly for interview. 

Formal interviews are required for a select pool of applicants to the MD/PhD program

Master's programs generally do not require an interview, but InitialView is recommend for some Master's programs for International Applicants. Visit specific programs' requirements here

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 When are the supporting application materials due by?

Biomedical Graduate Education strongly suggests that applicants submit all required credentials and supporting documentation no later than the posted application deadlines, see here.

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Where should my supporting documents be sent?

Supporting documents that must be sent by post should be sent to:

Office of Biomedical Graduate Education
Georgetown University
3900 Reservoir Road, NW
Med-Dent SE 108
Washington, DC 20057-1411

Biomedical Graduate Education requires that all applicants submit their entire application, including all recommendations via the online application system. Only transcripts and test scores should be submitted independently.

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 What if I have an interest in multiple programs?

Those applicants who wish to apply to more than one program must pay an application fee and submit separate applications and supporting documents for each program to which an application is being made. Each application is processed, reviewed and acted on independently by each program.

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 How do I reactivate a previous application?

Applicants who have previously applied to the Biomedical Graduate programs must submit a new application. Please contact the admission's office at biomedgrad@georgetown.edu to check if previous application materials can be used.  

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How can I see the status of my application?

Applicants may check the status of their admissions application by logging onto the online application system. Each applicant will have a checklist associated with each graduate application. Checklists are posted the day after they submit their application, and application materials received are logged daily. Online recommendations are automatically updated to a status of ‘received’ when submitted by the recommender.

During our high volume January - May application season, please allow up to two weeks to process all paper credentials.

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 How will I be notified of my admissions decision?

Applicants are notified of their admissions decision via the online application system.

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 How do I accept my offer of admissions to Georgetown University?

Applicants who have been accepted for admission are required to officially accept their offer through the online application system and submit a $500 non-refundable deposit to secure their seat. Confirming intent to enroll with the individual programs, whether in writing or verbally, is not sufficient.  

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How do I defer my admissions offer?

Applicants may request a deferral of admission for up to one calendar year. Deferral requests are reviewed by the program in which the applicant applied to and approval is not guaranteed. Please note that applicants are only allowed one deferral of their admission. If after a deferral an applicant would like to considering for another future term, they must submit a new application. Applicants who need to request a deferral of admission must do so through the Deferral Request Form.

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How do I submit my outstanding conditions of admissions if I was offered a conditional letter of admission?

You would need to submit your outstanding documents (as detailed in the admissions letter) to the Office of Graduate Admissions by the set deadline shown on your admissions letter. 

Georgetown University
Office of Graduate Admissions
Attn: Admission Conditions
Box 571004
Washington, DC 20057-1004
Telephone: 202-687-5804
Email: gradstudentservices@georgetown.edu

For more details of the outstanding considtions of admissions process, visit here

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If I have other questions, whom do I need to contact?

For program-specific questions, please contact the program directly. For questions concerning the application process, contact the Office of Biomedical Graduate Admissions by phone at (202) 687-3690 or by email at biomedgrad@georgetown.edu.

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