Ph.D. On Campus

Biomedical Science

The University of Iowa

24 months
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Students interested in the Ph.D. with a major in Biomedical Sciences at The University of Iowa should apply to the subprogram area they choose to pursue.


Thank you for your interest in the graduate programs in Biomedical Science at the University of Iowa (UI) Carver College of Medicine.

Key Features 

  • Students from diverse backgrounds seeking a PhD in a Biomedical Science field apply for admission through the umbrella Biomedical Science Program. 
  • The Biomedical Science Program has more than 300 faculty members, supporting seven PhD subprograms and six related biomedical PhD programs.

Programme Structure

  • Through common didactics, immersive research experiences, and professional development and career skills training, the Program helps graduate students prepare for successful careers as researchers, educators, and future leaders of the international biomedical workforce.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a Regionally Accredited American College of University, or an equivalent degree from another country as determined by the Office of Admissions.
  • A minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00/4.00, or the foreign equivalent as determined by the Office of Admissions.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Iowa City

1187 - 1841 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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