Although the fall 2017 application deadline has passed, we are still accepting applications through July 10.

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Admissions Timeline

Deadlines

You are strongly encouraged to submit your application as early as possible to ensure it is reviewed before the program has reached capacity.

Notifications will be delivered through the online application system.

Fall
Deadlines
All Students
Priority Deadline January 15
The application review period begins. All applications completed by this date will receive a decision within 6 weeks.
Deadline May 15
All applications completed after January 15 will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
International Students
Recommended Application Date March 15
Students requiring an F-1 visa are strongly advised to apply by this date. All applications completed by this date will receive a decision within 6 weeks; contact us for exceptions.
Spring
Deadlines
The program does not have a Spring intake.

 

Applicant Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent (no specific undergraduate major is required)
  • Cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or better
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and analysis

 

Application Process

  1. Gather all materials and enter all requested information in the online application form. See Application Requirements below
  2. Submit your online application and fee payment.
  3. Receive an admissions decision notification online.

international students

  1. Immediately after receiving your letter of admission, complete the Application for Visa Certificate.
    See Visa Requirements below

 

 

Application Requirements

  • Completed online application form

  • $95.00 nonrefundable application fee (U.S. currency)

  • Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended

  • Your résumé

  • Two letters of recommendation

  • Statement of academic purpose (500 to 750 words)

  • Official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test or equivalent (MCAT or LSAT)

  • An admissions interview may be required

  •  Students whose native language is not English must include proof of English proficiency.

  •  International students must fulfill visa requirements.

Mailing Address and Contact Information

All submitted materials should clearly bear the applicant’s name and the name of the program to which he or she is applying.

Bioethics Program
Office of Enrollment Management
School of Professional Studies
203 Lewisohn Hall
2970 Broadway, Mail Code 4119
New York, NY 10027-6902

Phone 212-854-9666

Email

apply@sps.columbia.edu
Office hours
Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.