Prospective Students
Important information for applicants:

Application portal for 2023-2024 academic year opens by September 1, 2022

Priority submission deadline:  Dec 31, 2022  

Earlier submissions are encouraged. Later submissions are accepted, but application reviews begin in November and admissions are rolling and will continue until all positions are filled. Therefore, it is advantageous to apply early while positions are available.

Interview sessions will be held in mid-December, mid-January, and early February.

Please join us for the following events!

Virtual Open Houses:
Tuesday, October 11 – Click here to register for 10/11 Open House
Monday, November 8 – Click here to register for 11/8 Open House
Representatives from each program will be available to answer questions you may have about curricula, research options, and student life in their respective programs.

Virtual Application Workshops:
Tuesday, October 18 – Click here to register for 10/18 Application Workshop
Monday, November 14 – Click here to register for 11/14 Application Workshop
A brief overview of the graduate school application and tips for completion will be provided, followed by Q&A.


Opportunity for applicants with Mexican citizenship: The Conacyt-ConTex Doctoral Fellowship

Why Choose UTMB?
  • The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) comprises more than 260 faculty and approximately 290 graduate students (Graduate Student Organization)
  • Specialized training is offered through 8 different GSBS PhD programs (Degree Programs) while collaborative, interdisciplinary research exposes our students to a range of approaches in addressing biomedical problems.
  • A GSBS career writing studio and career development activities to support short- and long-term success of our trainees

Why Choose UTMB?

Applying to Graduate School

IMPORTANT DATE: Review of applications begins November 1st.

The application must be submitted online. For Fall, the portal is open to apply on the September 1st. Graduate assistantships are available to those who qualify.