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The PMB application deadline is Monday, January 3, 2014.

We encourage applications from students who have majored in biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and physics, although more diverse backgrounds in related disciplines are welcomed as well.

Promising applicants will be invited to a Visiting Weekend in early March 2012 to meet with faculty on both campuses, talk with students, and have a look around Baltimore.

How to Apply

Use the Johns Hopkins University on-line application, selecting biophysics under the School of Arts & Sciences. The GRE general test is required, but a subject test is not required. GRE institution code 5332; department code 0222.

Supplementary materials (transcripts, GRE scores, and paper letters of recommendation, if applicable) should be sent directly to:
Johns Hopkins University
Full-time Studies in Arts & Sciences and Engineering
Graduate Admissions Office
28 Shriver Hall
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

For all materials, the Graduate Admissions Office requires the use of their Mailing Label and Cover Sheet.  They only accept regular mail, Certified Mail, UPS, DHL, and Fed Ex deliveries.

If applying to more than one department, please mail a complete application packet for each department to the Graduate Admissions Office.

Non-U.S. Citizen and Non-U.S. Permanent Resident Applicants

A training grant from the National Institutes of Health provides the first two years of tuition and stipend support for graduate students in the Program in Molecular Biophysics.  However, this support is limited to U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents.

International applicants will be required to demonstrate financial support for their studies through the Biophysics Supplementary Application Form as part of their application, and will be required to deposit funds covering the first two years of tuition and living expenses with the University prior to April 15.  If the funds are not deposited in a timely manner, any offer of admission to the Program in Molecular Biophysics will be null and void.  Applicants should take these requirements into consideration when deciding whether or not to incur the expense of the nonrefundable application fee.

All non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. permanent residents applying to the Johns Hopkins Program in Molecular Biophysics must complete and submit a Biophysics Supplementary Application Form as part of their application by the application deadline. The form may be downloaded here.

If you have questions or need technical assistance with your application, click HERE.

PMB welcomes students with disabilities and provides reasonable accommodations to those who self-identify in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Academic accommodations, accessibility and assistive technology are made available to students who meet established documentation guidelines. We have developed policies and procedures that will provide students independence and promote an inclusive environment for success in their academic careers.

For further information on accommodations and services at JHU:
Graduate Studies in ASEN Disability Services
Office of Student Disability Services

Program in Molecular Biophysics
101 Jenkins Hall
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

410-516-5197 phone
410-516-5199 fax

   

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