Students seeking admission to the Genetics Graduate Program apply to the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Students interested in Mammalian Genetics at JAX must select this track when they apply.
Prospective applicants will be evaluated based on grades, three letters of references, and their personal statement. Prior research experience is a positive factor, but not absolutely required. A personal interview is an important part of our evaluation process.
Most of our current students majored in a biological science during their undergraduate years.
The GRE is not required and, if scores are submitted, they will not be considered in the Admissions process.
The application process is completed on-line. Additional information about application documents, selection criteria, and international applicant requirements can be found on the admissions page.