Diversity and Inclusion

Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission.  Read our Diversity and Inclusion policy and learn about College-wide initiatives to enhance diversity and inclusion.

BCM welcomes all qualified applicants with a passion for biomedical research to apply. The application for the 2020-21 academic year opens Sept. 1, 2019. There is no application fee! 

Important Dates

Sept. 1 - On-line application system opens. There is no application fee! See application process.

Dec. 1 – Early Review Deadline. Applications received by Dec. 1 will be considered for early review and are strongly encouraged.

Jan. 1 -  Final Application deadline. Late applications will be considered on a space-available basis.

January/February - Interviews are held by individual programs.

February/March/April - Admission offers are extended.

April 15 - Final decisions by students to accept an offer.

End of July-Orientation

First Monday of August - Classes begin. Admission for other times during the year may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Disability Services

The Graduate School at Baylor College of Medicine is committed to ensuring equal access to its educational opportunities for students with diagnosed disabilities. Our Student Disability Services offers a range of services to facilitate reasonable academic accommodations to support our students. Our student disability coordinator can help provide appropriate services and accommodations to students with diagnosed disabilities or special physical conditions to facilitate their full participation in and timely completion of their graduate academic program. Candidates who wish to request accommodations should do so in advance by contacting Student Disability Services.

Learning Environment

The College policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability or genetic information. Visit the Our Campus website to read the College’s statement of non-discrimination and learn about how we cultivate a safe and supportive learning environment.

View admissions information and explore the Baylor College of Medicine Difference.