How to Apply

Apply to the Neuroscience Program through online application for The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.


Learn more about the application process at the DMS Admissions page. Please complete your application well in advance of the deadline to avoid uploading problems. For the GRE and TOEFL, our Institution Code is 3451.


Application Requirements

  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE General Test) scores are optional. The GRE should be taken no later than October.
  • Specific subject tests are not required.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Official transcripts from all of your academic institutions.

  • The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required for applicants whose native language is not English and who have not received a bachelor's degree from an English-language institution.
























The application for Fall 2019 matriculation is expected to go live in September 2018. The deadline for submitting the application and supporting materials is December 1, 2018 5:00 pm est.


DMS Admissions Office

DMS Student Affairs Office

Harvard Medical School

TMEC 435
260 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115

Tel: (617) 432-0162



What is considered a completed Application

Items uploaded to the online application:

  • Completed online application
  • Statement of Purpose
  • CV
  • GRE Scores optional
  • TOEFL Scores (if applicable) - student copy
  • Transcripts - official copy
  • Certificates & other pertinent information (if applicable)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • $105 application Fee



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