Prospective Students
Important information for applicants:

Future Applicants

UTMB Application in BioMedCAS

All of our Basic Biomedical and Translational Sciences PhD program positions for the 2024-25 academic year have been filled. 

The Pharmacology and Toxicology MS program accepts applications year-round.


PhD Virtual interview sessions:
December 7-8, 2023
January 11-12, 2024
February 6-7, 2024

PhD Recruitment visits:
January 29-30, 2024
February 29-March 1, 2024

Graduate Program Virtual Open Houses

You may select up to 3 of our Basic Biomedical & Translational Sciences PhD programs to consider your application for admission. Join us to meet with representatives from each program and learn more about your graduate training options at UTMB.

Open House on Monday, September 18, 2023, 4-5pm CST

Open House on Monday, October 23, 2023, 4-5pm CST

Open House on Monday, November 27, 2023, 4-5pm CST

Application Workshops

An overview of our graduate school application and tips for completion will be provided, followed by Q&A.

Application Workshop on Monday, September 25, 2023, 4-5pm CST

Application Workshop on Monday, October 30, 2023, 4-5pm CST

Application Workshop on Thursday, November 30, 2023, 4-5pm CST

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

Why Choose UTMB?
  • The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) comprises ~192 faculty and ~180 graduate students (Graduate Student Organization)
  • Specialized training is offered through 7 different GSBS PhD programs (Degree Programs) while collaborative, interdisciplinary research exposes our students to a range of approaches in addressing biomedical problems.
  • A GSBS Writing Studio with Ph.D. level staff ready to help trainees with grant writing, dissertation preparation, CVs/Resumes, manuscript writing, and career coaching.  Monthly workshops are given to help advance the scientific writing and career development skills of our trainees. 
  • Multiple unique opportunities to study under one of UTMB's many Institutional Training Grants (T32s) to enhance your predoctoral training experience. 
  • 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.