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Physics and Biology in Medicine Graduate Program


FAQs: PhD Program

  1. What are the Physics and Biology in Medicine TOEFL codes?

    Institution code: 4837
    Department code: 36

  2. What is the department required minimum TOEFL & IELTS scores?

    A TOEFL score of at least 560 on the paper and pencil test or 220 on the computer based test is the minimum required for applicants to graduate programs at UCLA.

    For the internet-based TOEFL (TOEFL iBT), the following are minimum passing scores for each section and the minimum total passing score:

    • Writing: 25
    • Speaking: 24
    • Reading: 21
    • Listening: 17
    • Total minimum passing score: 87

    An IELTS overall band score of at least 7.0 is the minimum required.

  3. What is the department required minimum GPA?

    UCLA requires an minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 overall. For applications with GPA below 3.0, admissions is possible, but requires an exception request. Contact us if you have any questions.

  4. Are the GRE General and GRE Subject Test Scores required for admissions?

    We understand there have been lots of questions and difficulties in getting access to this exam, so our admissions committee has agreed that GRE Scores **may be submitted but ARE NOT REQUIRED**

    • If GRE scores are submitted:
      1. Results should be from a test taken within 3-4 years prior to application
      2. Institution Code/Department Code is 4837 / 0222
      3. Please send a copy of your original test score to us as soon as you receive it.
  5. When is the deadline to apply for FALL 2023

    All application materials and online submission must be received and completed by December 1st, 2022. No exceptions allowed. The documents required are listed as follow:

For all other questions, feel free to contact us.