How to Apply

Application Deadlines

Deadline for Fall admissions:  May 15

Note: After this deadline, applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. 

To initiate an application, you can apply online.

Application Requirements:

  • Application Form
  • Application Fee
  • Academic Statement of Purpose (Include your reasons for choosing tumor biology research as a career and your past research experience, if any)
  • Transcript(s)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • GRE Score or MCAT Score
  • TOFEL - code for Georgetown: 5244  (International student applicants only;  Minimum of 550 on paper and 80 on Internet-based test )
  • WES  (International student applicants only)

The Tumor Biology 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


Applicants are required to upload to the application system unofficial transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended. Please do not send electronic or paper copies of your official transcripts before receiving an offer of admission. For additional details review Admissions FAQ.


Tumor Biology Graduate Program Office at (for program inquiry)
Biomedical Graduate School at (for application process inquiry)