Program Admissions Requirements

In addition to the general Laney Graduate School application requirements, many programs require items specific to their application. For example, many require a writing sample, many ask for specific information about your research experience or other qualifications, and some programs require GRE scores (general test).  If you are an international applicant, you may need to submit TOEFL scores.

The table below has links to the admissions pages on program websites, as well as some basic information about each application.  Click on your program of interest to learn about its specific application requirements.

Each program has its own application deadline.  Deadlines fall at midnight U.S. pacific time on each program's deadline date. 

Note: If you are required to or decide to submit GRE, GMAT or TOEFL test scores, you will need to arrange for us to receive official score reports.  Our institution code for all three is 5187 (no department code is needed).

ProgramApplication DeadlineGRE Scores
AnthropologyNot accepting applications for fall 2021 start.Scores Required
Art HistoryJanuary 1No GRE Scores
Behavioral, Social, and Health Education SciencesDecember 1Scores Required
BioethicsJune 1Scores Optional
Biochemistry, Cell and Developmental BiologyDecember 1No GRE Scores
BiostatisticsDecember 1Scores Required
Business (all five areas)December 15Scores Required
Cancer BiologyDecember 1No GRE Scores
ChemistryDecember 1No GRE Scores
Comparative LiteratureJanuary 1Scores Optional
Computer Science, Master'sMarch 15Scores Required
Computer Science And Informatics, PhDJanuary 15Scores Optional
Development PracticeJanuary 8Scores Optional
EconomicsJanuary 1Scores Optional
EnglishDecember 1No GRE Scores
Environmental Health SciencesDecember 1No GRE Scores
Environmental SciencesPriority: January 15 
Final: April 1
Scores Optional
EpidemiologyDecember 1Scores Optional
FrenchJanuary 1Scores Optional
Genetics and Molecular BiolologyDecember 1No GRE Scores
Global Health and DevelopmentDecember 1Scores Optional
Health Services Research And Health PolicyDecember 1Scores Optional
Hispanic StudiesDecember 15Scores Optional
HistoryDecember 15No GRE Scores
Immunology and Molecular PathogenesisDecember 1No GRE Scores
Islamic Civilizations StudiesNot accepting applications for fall 2021 start.Scores Required
Mathematics, Master'sJanuary 31Scores Optional
Mathematics, PhDJanuary 1Scores Optional
MD/PhDVisit the MD/PhD program website. 
Microbiology and Molecular GeneticsDecember 1No GRE Scores
Molecular and Systems PharmacologyDecember 1No GRE Scores
NeuroscienceDecember 1No GRE Scores
NursingJanuary 1No GRE Scores
Nutrition And Health SciencesDecember 1Scores Optional
PhilosophyJanuary 15No GRE Scores
PhysicsJanuary 15Scores Optional
Political ScienceDecember 15Scores Required
Population Biology, Ecology, and EvolutionDecember 1No GRE Scores
Psychology (all four concentrations)December 1No GRE Scores
Religion (all nine courses of study)December 1Scores Optional
SociologyDecember 15Scores Required
Women's, Gender And Sexuality StudiesDecember 15No GRE Scores