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Biophysics Program Website

Degrees Offered

  • Ph.D. in Biophysics

Application Requirements

  • GRE General Test
  • GRE Subject Test strongly recommended in area of undergraduate expertise
  • TOEFL or IELTS for non-native speakers of English
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation

Application Deadline

  • December 1 (fall admission only)

Biophysics at Notre Dame

The Biophysics Ph.D. program offers the opportunity for inter- and multi-disciplinary research in physics, chemistry, biochemistry and biological sciences in an exploration of our experimental and theoretical understanding of how biology works at the molecular level. Students will have the opportunity to perform 3 rotations in their first year, before choosing their research advisor(s) and matriculating into a department in their second academic year.

Associated Resources



Director of Graduate Studies
Patricia Clark
Telephone: 574-631-8353
Fax: 576-631-6652

Financial Support

All Students
Tuition Scholarships
Professional Development
Doctoral Students
Stipend Support
Health Insurance Subsidy

Cost of Living

The South Bend, Ind. area provides many amenities but one of the lowest cost-of-living rates of any major research university in the country. Learn more.