Biomedical Informatics  

For Stanford Graduate Students

If you are currently a graduate student at Stanford (including medical students), then use the following procedure to apply to either the MS or PhD program. You should submit directly to us:

  1. A Graduate Authorization Petition (via Axess)
  2. Two letters of recommendation (send directly to us, or submit in sealed, signed envelope)
  3. An unofficial copy of your Stanford transcript and of any previous transcripts
  4. Your resume/CV
  5. A 1-2 page personal statement
  6. Unofficial report of GRE or MCAT scores
  7. The BMI supplemental application form
  8. a BMI course flowsheet with your proposed plan of study

Applications are accepted throughout the year. The deadlines to submit your applications are listed in the table below.

For Matriculation in
Submit by 1st day of
Autumn quarter
Winter quarter
Spring quarter
Summer quarter

Note that if you are applying for our funding (all PhD applicants, some MS applicants), then you would need to apply by late Autumn Quarter to align with the normal application cycle.



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