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PhD Admissions FAQs

Answers to common questions related to PhD programs at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis are provided on this page.

  • Where can I find the application?
  • I haven't heard from the program after submitting my application.

    Be sure to add as an email contact to ensure application updates are received. 

  • Is acceptance available for the spring semester of the PhD program?

    No. Acceptance for the PhD program is granted for fall semester entry only.

  • Is housing provided to PhD students at IU School of Medicine?

    No. Students are required to provide their own housing on or off campus.

  • I am an international applicant; where can I locate more financial information?

    The Office of International Affairs offers great resources on financial information for international applicants.

  • Are PhD applicants required to take the GRE and/or subject test?

    The GRE and/or subject tests are not required for admission; however, if submitted, the results are added to the applicant’s file for consideration.

  • Can I send unofficial copies of my test score and transcripts? 

    Unofficial test scores and transcripts should be attached to the application.

  • What is the Institution Code for IU School of Medicine--Indianapolis?

    The institution code is 1325.

  • Where should I send my official transcripts?

    Unofficial copies should be attached to the application.

    Official transcripts must arrive in the original, unopened envelope as issued by the originating institution and will not be returned to the applicant.

    IU School of Medicine, Graduate Division
    c/o IBMG Admissions
    635 N. Barnhill Dr., Room 207
    Indianapolis, IN 46202

    For applicants attending an institution within the United States, official transcripts may be sent electronically to from the originating institution.