A baccalaureate degree with a strong background in the natural sciences and/or health sciences is required for admission. Results of the Graduate Record Examination (verbal, quantitative and analytical) are optional for PhD applicants, and the advanced tests in Biology or Chemistry are also optional. If you have taken the GRE tests, please include the scores as they can enhance your application.
To learn more about entry requirements, click on the link at the right to visit the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences web site.
Applicants considered potentially acceptable will be notified and invited to attend the graduate school recruitment days held in February for two days of program orientation, personal interviews, and meeting fellow candidates, current graduate students, faculty and visiting the City of New York in a relaxed atmosphere.
The Pharmacology Program holds an annual retreat each Spring – usually two days at a country inn. Members of the Program gather for a series of informal scientific talks and poster presentations by students and post-doctoral fellows, describing their research activities.
More about our Annual Spring Retreat.