How To Apply


The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine XDBio Graduate Program will begin accepting applications September 1, 2022.

December 1, 2022 is the deadline for the receipt of ALL application materials for acceptance into the program beginning August 2023.

Interview Dates:  mid-February 2023


    1.   Applicants are not required to take the GRE for this program.
    2.   Undergraduate Transcript/s.
    3.   Applicants must submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV). This can be updated after the application is
      submitted, as long as the updates are before the graduate program’s deadline.
    4.   Applicants must submit two personal statements:
        • The academic and scientific background of the applicant and how XDBio fits into the
          applicant’s research and career interests;
        • The research experience of the applicant. Please describe at least one project in detail
          and include what future directions the project could take.
    5.   Applicants must identify three people who are familiar with the applicant’s work and provide
      contact info for these references. The contact info will be entered into the application, and SOM
      will contact the references and ask them to submit letters of recommendation on behalf of the

For more information on how to apply to the XDBio PhD Graduate Program, visit the

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Graduate Program
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Graduate Program Application

XDBio Graduate Program Office

Sharon Welling
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Administrative Director – XDBio Graduate Program
Cross Disciplinary Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
1830 E. Monument Street, Ste 2-300
Baltimore, MD 21205