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PhD Admissions Overview

University Graduate Program Application Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for admission to graduate programs at Stanford, applicants must meet one of the following conditions:

  • Applicants must hold, or expect to hold before enrollment at Stanford, a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university accredited by a regional accrediting association.
  • Applicants from institutions outside the U.S. must hold the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from a college or university of recognized standing. Please see the minimum level of study required of international applicants.

Not Required for Admission to the PhD Program in Bioengineering

We do not require:

  •  A minimum GPA (grade point average)
  • GRE scores
  • Particular fields of undergraduate/graduate study
  • Other graduate degrees

Once you’ve decided to apply, take time to familiarize yourself with How to Apply.