The Integrated Biomedical Sciences (IBS) is an undifferentiated first-year core curriculum that serves as the entry point for six doctoral programs housed in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Students are admitted to IBS and, at the end of the IBS year, select their doctoral programs in one of these basic science departments:
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|CV Instructions||Indicating any academic honors, publications, research experience and relevant work experience (since graduate--for those who have previously graduated from an undergraduate or graduate degree program.|
|Personal Statement Upload Required||Yes|
|Personal Statement Instructions||Indicate your research interest and goals for doctoral study and beyond.|
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|Assistantship App Available*||No|
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|Additional Docs Instructions||Every applicant must possess a baccalaureate degree from a fully accredited institution of higher learning. For international applicants, a minimum score of 550 on the paper-based TOEFL (maximum 667) and a minimum score of 213 on the computer-based TOEFL (maximum 300) or a minimum score of 80 on the internet-based TOEFL (maximum 120); all applicants must demonstrate proficiency in verbal and written English.|
|GRE or GMAT||GRE|
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The Integrated Biomedical Sciences program follows a rolling admissions process; therefore, the earlier your application is complete the more likely you will be selected for an interview leading to admission. Below is the admissions timeline:
September 1 - Application available online for the following fall semester.
*Applications recevied after this date may still be considered on a case by case basis depending on availability of positions.
Students may apply for entry into the IBS program in only the Fall semester. We do not offer admission to IBS in the Spring semester.
|Number of Recommendations||3 Letters of Recommendation. You will be asked to provide the names and contact information of three faculty members who are familiar with your undergraduate and graduate coursework, research, etc.|
*Optional - you may upload a blank document, if you do not intend to apply for assistance.
Program requirements may change at any time. Contact the DGS of your intended program to confirm requirements.
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