Frequently Asked Questions
Why choose UVa?
First year students arrive early and do their first rotation 6-8 weeks
before the semester starts. Students like this because they have time
to adjust to the program, they beat the undergraduate rush in mid
August, and their first semester is free to focus on
2. We are a small close-knit program but you still have the flexibility to choose from over 70 labs associated with the BIMS program.
3. UVa does not require you to be a teaching assistant!
What is the deadline for applications?
January 15, 2011
What is the UVa GRE code?
What are the average GRE and GPA scores?
Arts and Sciences 2009:
How many students do you accept every year?
We interview ~25 and accept ~10 of those.
What are financial benefits?
Stipend ($24,000 per year)
Full Tuition Coverage
How long does it take to get a PhD?
Approximately 5.5 years