Start your application to the Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics here. Complete your online application, pay the application fee, and then submit your application.
Decisions are returned within the four weeks following the application deadline.
|First Application Deadline: Deadline for International Applicants||November 2, 2018|
|Second Application Deadline||December 3, 2018|
|Final Domestic Application Deadline||January 4, 2019|
|First Application Deadline||March 1, 2019|
|Second Application Deadline: Final Deadline for International Applications||April 5, 2019|
|Third Application Deadline||May 3, 2019|
|Final Domestic Application Deadline||June 30, 2019|
You will need to complete the following parts of our online application by the application deadline:
One transcript from each university (undergraduate and graduate) attended must be uploaded within the application. We accept unofficial transcripts for application evaluation. If you are offered admission, one official transcript for each university attended will be required prior to the first day of the term. An unofficial transcript for undergraduate coursework is still required even if you hold an advanced degree(s).
Applicants will be expected to have introductory level competency in:
You may fulfill these requirements through the Graham School or other university courses prior to matriculation. In your application, please be sure to indicate in your personal statement which courses in your transcript fulfill these requirements or how you plan to fulfill these requirements.
If your native language is not English, we require a TOEFL or IELTS test score. Our TOEFL and College Board code is 1832. The required proficiency standards include a score of 104 on the TOEFL (with four sub scores of 26 each), or seven overall on the IELTS (with sub scores of seven each). Note that students are required to take the Academic Reading/Writing test within IELTS, not the General Training Reading/Writing test. Applicants who have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in the United States are exempt from providing proof of English proficiency.
If you attended an international university or college, we require a Course by Course Evaluation by a NACES Evaluator for each international institution. A course-by-course evaluation will translate courses, degree, and grades to U.S. equivalency. Please visit naces.org/members for more details. Evaluation reports should be mailed to:
Renaissance McIntyre, University of Chicago
1427 East 60th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637
The agency you choose may also submit your evaluation report electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can assess your academic or professional qualifications. Letters from family members or peer-level colleagues are not acceptable.
Applicants are required to demonstrate the motivation, academic potential, and ability to undertake work at the University of Chicago by writing a candidate statement (double-spaced, not to exceed four pages) highlighting their qualifications and describing their interest in biomedical informatics.
You will submit an up-to-date resume or CV as part of your complete application.
The application system will prompt you to pay the $75 application fee once you have completed the appropriate sections of the online application.
Submit your application after you have completed all parts of the online application and paid your $75 application fee. Submit your application by the day of the application deadline in order to be considered for admission.
Admissions decisions for the Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics ARE NOT released on a rolling basis.
Admission occurs for two program start dates in Autumn and Spring. Preference will be given to applications received prior to the early decision deadline. International applicants must apply by the International Applicant deadline due to visa processing time. Applicants will receive their application decisions within four weeks of the deadline to which they applied.