How to Apply

Apply Online

Applicants for the PhD in all disciplines included in the PPBS should apply through UB’s online application.

Deadline

Your application must be completed and supporting documentation must be received by Jan. 10.

Requirements

A bachelor’s degree is required to enter the program.

You must submit the following credentials to apply:

  • transcript(s) from every postsecondary institution you have attended
  • three letters of recommendation
  • a personal letter stating career objectives and research experience; research experience is highly desirable
  • resume/CV

Effective with the Fall 2019 admission cycle, we no longer require GRE scores of PPBS applicants.

Strong consideration is given to students who majored in chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering, biology, biochemistry, pharmacy or psychology. Recommended undergraduate courses include general chemistry, organic chemistry, biology, physiology, physics and mathematics, including calculus and statistics.

Fees

The application fee is $85.

You may pay the fee when you apply online or pay it separately online.