How to Apply

Application Deadlines

First deadline for Fall admisisons:  March 1
Second deadline for Fall admissions:  May 15

Note: Priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 1. After these deadlines, applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. These applicants are strongly encouraged to contact our office (

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)
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • GRE Score or MCAT Score
  • TOFEL (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

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
SE108 Medical-Dental Building
3900 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20057-1411


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