Ph.D. On Campus


Medical College of Wisconsin

36 months
1250 USD/credit 37500 USD/year
1250 USD/credit 37500 USD/year
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Our Biostatistics PhD program is a highly collaborative unit that is integral in the design of numerous research projects within Medical College of Wisconsin and its affiliates, which include the MCW Cancer Center, Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research and The Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research.


In this Biostatistics program at Medical College of Wisconsin, you will receive in-depth training on the use of state-of-the-art software and consulting opportunities. 

Additionally, you will benefit from an expansive network of faculty, both during your tenure and as you seek a career upon completing your course of study.

Career Possibilities after Graduation:

  • Pharmaceutical & Consultant Industries
  • Government & Non-Profit Agencies
  • Academic Institutions

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics and Integrity in Science 
  • Research Ethics Discussion Series 
  • Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials 
  • Theory of Consulting 
  • Statistical Consulting 
  • Biostatistical Computing 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed an undergraduate degree in mathematics or closely related field
  • Completed courses in advanced calculus, matrix/linear algebra and scientific programming with a minimum grade of B in each. Those who have not done so may be considered for admission and, if admitted, must complete these requirements during the first year of study.
  • A strong interest in Biostatistics and biomedical applications
  • An overall grade point average of 3.0 or better
  • A 3.0 grade point average or better in mathematics and science
  • Scores in the 80th percentile or higher on the Quantitative component, the 50th percentile or higher on the Verbal component, and a 3 or greater on the Analytical Writing component of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is ideal. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    37500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Milwaukee

1066 - 1767 USD /month
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