Ph.D. Program Admission Information

What you need and how to apply

How to Apply

Application Deadline: December 1

To initiate an application, you can apply online.

Application Requirements:

  • Application Form
  • Application Fee
  • Personal Statement (Include your reasons for choosing tumor biology research as a career and your past research experience, if any)
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Proficiency can be demonstrated by the receipt of a bachelor's or advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in the United States, or from a university where English is the primary language of instruction. 

  • For International Applicants:  WES and GRE are also required

The Tumor Biology Training Program follows the application procedures of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.

For more information on scholarship opportunities, tuition fees, and more, please refer to our Biomedical Graduate Education Admissions & Financial Aid Page

Every applicant must send all hard-copy supporting documents to the following address:

Office of Biomedical Graduate Education
Attn: Credentials — Tumor Biology Training Program
Georgetown University
SE 108 Medical-Dental Building
3900 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20057-1411


Tumor Biology Dept. Administrator at (for program inquiry)
Biomedical Graduate School at (for application process inquiry)