How to Apply to the Graduate Program in Medical Physics

    A strong foundation in physics is essential for graduate study in medical physics. Students applying to the Graduate Program in Medical Physics are expected to have completed an undergraduate degree in physics or a degree in another physical science or engineering discipline with coursework equivalent to that required for a minor in physics.

    To be considered for admission to the Graduate Program in Medical Physics, a student must submit:

    1. Completed application form to the Division of the Biological Sciences: Apply ON-LINE
    2. Electronic copies of three letters of recommendation
    3. Electronic copies of official transcripts of all grades received in undergraduate study and in any previous graduate training
    Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are optional. If submitted, they must be from the last five years. The University of Chicago Institution code is 1832.

    In addition, applicants are encouraged to submit any relevant supplementary information such as an undergraduate honors thesis or a master's thesis.

    Foreign applicants whose native language is not English and who have not studied at a U.S. college or university for more than one year must submit an official report of scores from the "Test of English as a Foreign Language" (TOEFL).

    Applications for the - academic year must be received (with all supporting documentation) by December 1, . Applicants should ensure that all letters of recommendation, transcripts, and examination scores are received by the University before the appropriate date.


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