2020-2021 Admission Requirements for the Graduate Major in Bioinformatics

Admissions Requirements for the Graduate Major in Bioinformatics


APPLYING

After exploring options and choosing a specific program, follow the steps on our University’s graduate application process:

Deadlines to apply

December 1, 2019

Admission Limited to

Fall

Exams & GRE Types

GRE: General not required

Letters of Recommendation

3, from professors, supervisors, or others who may provide an evaluation of the applicant's accomplishments or potential in research, teaching, and related scholarly activities

UCLA-Wide Graduate Admissions Requirements

Degree-Specific Admissions Requirements

In addition to the University's minimum requirements and those listed above, all applicants are expected to submit a statement of purpose.

The program encourages applications from students in all areas of science, with successful applicants expected to have or acquire a background comparable to the requirements for UCLA's bachelor's degree in Computational and Systems Biology. A background in computer science and mathematics is desirable. Applicants with deficiencies in these or other subjects should address these deficiencies at the earliest opportunity, generally by preparatory study at an appropriate institution. Applicants with academic deficiencies in these areas may be admitted on a provisional basis.

Program Name

Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics is a home area in Graduate Programs in Bioscience and is an interdepartmental program.  Interdepartmental programs provide an integrated curriculum of several disciplines.

Leading to the
degree of

M.S., Ph.D.

Admits only Ph.D. applicants.

Major Code

025F

Address

172 Boyer Hall
611 Charles E. Young Drive
Box 951570
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1570

Phone

(310) 825-0068

Email

bioinformaticsphd@lifesci.ucla.edu

Website

www.bioinformatics.ucla.edu