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Cancer Cell Biology

Program Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose, 3 Letters of recommendation

Additional Application Information

All students interested in the Cancer Cell Biology Ph.D. program must apply through the common admissions portal for all graduate programs in the Biomedical Sciences. Choice of the Cancer Cell Biology program occurs during the first year of graduate study after selection of an adviser for your dissertation research.

Application includes a personal statement, transcripts from all colleges or universities attended, TOEFL scores (International only) and three letters of recommendation. Applicants must arrange to have official copies of transcripts and tests scores sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, P.O. Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510.

Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

December 15

Spring Deadline


Summer Deadline


English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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