How to Apply
Contact information for Ph.D., M.S., and M.D./Ph.D Application Submissions
The College of Graduate Studies
Office of Student Admissions
SUNY Upstate Medical University
766 Irving Avenue
1213 Weiskotten Hall
Syracuse, NY 13210
Telephone: (315) 464-4538 or Toll Free at 1-866-951-5718
Institution Code: 2547
Step-by-step application instructions
- Visit the Online Application website
- Create an Account for first-time users
- Select the College of Graduate Studies Application
- Select either MS or PhD to begin the application
Application Timeline and Deadlines
Doctoral Programs (Ph.D.)
The Biomedical Sciences Doctoral Program application deadline for full consideration is February 1st. Requests for submitting an application beyond this date will be considered until the class is full. Please email the College of Graduate Studies at email@example.com to request permission to submit an application beyond June 30th.
Selected students will be invited to visit campus for recruitment days in late February or early March.
*All students interested in the Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. Program apply to the undeclared program. If accepted, their first year at Upstate includes core classes and three lab rotations, of the student's choosing, before deciding on a research program, lab, and mentor.
Admissions Requirements for the Biomedical Sciences PhD can be found here.
Masters Programs (M.S.)
The three Biomedical Science Masters Programs in Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Pharmacology have an application deadline of April 1st. Please email the College of Graduate Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission to submit an application beyond April 1st.
Admissions Requirements for the Biomedical Sciences MS can be found here.
If you are interested in applying to the M.D./Ph.D. Program, visit the MD/PhD Program program page for details.
For more information regarding stipend, tuition or program costs, please refer to: Stipends, Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid.
To hear from current, international students in the Biomedical Sciences PhD or Masters programs, please visit our Global Ambassadors Page to speak with one of the SUNY Upstate College of Graduate Studies Global Ambassadors.
See our Frequently Asked Questions regarding Admissions, Stipends, etc.
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