Getting Started

Starting Your Application

Apply to our program to become a part of a diverse and driven community of students and faculty and expand your future career opportunities in biomedical research by taking advantage of UC Berkeley's unique position as a world-class research institution and its location at the epicenter of U.S. biotech innovation.

Prior to beginning your application, we recommend that you read the Graduate Division page on admissions requirements and familiarize yourself with our program's admissions requirements. If you have or will have received your undergraduate degree from an institution outside of the U.S., then we recommend you also read the requirements for demonstrating English language proficiency.

To start your application, head over to the Graduate Admissions application portal. Applications are to be completed entirely online. Please do not mail any documents.

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