Ph.D. in Biology
The Ph.D. program in Biology offers the opportunity to conduct research in New York, or at NYU Abu Dhabi or NYU Shanghai. Applicants who are interested in opportunities at Abu Dhabi or Shanghai should indicate their interest in the campus section of the application.
Non-degree applicants to General Biology who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, or applicants who hold a current H1-B visa, must use the online application to apply. Other non-degree applicants must follow special instructions. Refer to Application Policies for more information. As part of the application, all applicants must provide a final and official academic transcript showing proof that the bachelor’s degree or equivalent was conferred, including all courses with grades received. The TOEFL is required of applicants who are not native English speakers. At least two letters of recommendation are required. The résumé is optional (please leave item blank on the application if you do not provide). The statement of academic purpose should explain why you want to attend the program as a non-degree student and describe the courses you plan on taking.