We are pleased that you are considering the Rice Systems, Synthetic, and Physical Biology program for your graduate education. Applications received before December 21, 2018, will receive priority consideration but applications will be accepted until January 4, 2019. The Application form link will provide detailed instructions upon logging in.
When completing the online application, Ph.D. candidates will be asked to electronically submit the following items to the Graduate Admissions Committee:
A curriculum vitae (CV) can be included and will be reviewed by the admissions committee, but this is not a required component of the application. You can upload your CV in the "Documents" section of the application system in pdf format.
The application fee of $85. The fee can be paid either by credit card or electronic check. Payment of the fee cannot be deferred until time of enrollment. The application can be processed only when the application fee has been received. Note that once an application fee has been paid, it cannot be refunded.
Note that the University grants fee waivers to students participating in certain programs, such as McNair Scholars, Mellon Mays Fellows, and Project 1000. Please indicate participation in such programs in the University Programs and Fellowships field in the application to receive one of those waivers.
If you have questions about the application, please email the Program Administrator, Dyani Banda, at firstname.lastname@example.org.