Prospective Graduate Students
We are pleased that you are considering Brown for your Graduate Studies in the Programs in Biology. Brown University's Division of Biology and Medicine is committed to growing our research programs, furthering collaboration with our 7 RI Hospital partners and the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown, and maintaining the quality of excellence of our training.
Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities are always encouraged to apply to graduate programs within the Division of Biology and Medicine.
You will find a wide variety of research projects at Brown and we invite you to look through our sites for a specific field or researcher that meets your interest. There are also a number of federally-funded training grant programs within BioMed helping to fund both graduate student and postdoctoral research within the division.
We offer a very competitive PhD financial support package, an atmosphere of collegiality and collaboration; and many resources that will be available to you as you progress through your graduate career.
As of 2006, PhD students admitted to Brown are guaranteed five years of support which includes stipend, tuition, and health fees as well as health insurance. Student support will be in the form of Divisional Fellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Research Assistantships and Traineeships.
BioMed PhD Student 2013-2014 Support Package
Stipend: $26,000 for Epidemiology and EEB Graduate Programs. $27,500 for all other pre-doctoral BioMed Graduate Programs.
Tuition: Full Remission, $41,328
Health Fee: $660
Health Insurance (Single): $2,695
Students who wish to apply to Brown must apply to Brown's Graduate School. Complete information about the application requirements and process can be at the Graduate School website.
Information about PhD programs, application requirements and deadlines vary by program. You are encouraged to learn more about your potential program and the requirements and expectations for each one. View a complete listing of doctoral programs at Brown.