FAQs

What is the timeline for the admissions process?
Applications are available year round and the application deadline is January 31.  Files are reviewed on a rolling basis. Interviews are held on campus in February. Classes begin in mid-August.

What are the options for research areas in the PhD program?
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Cell Biology & Anatomy
Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Microbiology & Immunology
Neuroscience
Physiology & Biophysics

Do I select a research program when I immediately begin the PhD program?
All PhD students enter the program without selecting a research program and enter the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences (IGPBS) which allows them time to receive an education in the most current areas of the biomedical sciences before they select a laboratory in which to conduct their graduate research program.

How do I get in touch with the admissions office or submit my application materials?
Telephone: (847) 578-3204
Email: sgps.admissions@rosalindfranklin.edu
Mailing address: Rosalind Franklin University
IGPBS Admissions
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064 USA

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