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Admissions

Applicants interested in Genetics and Epigenetics (G&E) should apply for admission to UPenn's Cell and Molecular Biology (CAMB) Graduate Group via the Biomedical Graduate Studies (BGS) online application form. In your application, please indicate your interest in G&E.

G&E admissions statistics:

CAMB enrolls an average of ~50 students each year, of which a subset are affiliated with G&E. The data in the Table below are for PhD students only; additional combined degree (MD/PhD or VMD/PhD) students also join G&E each year.

Program
Entering Year
Applied
(domestic)
Accepted
(domestic)
Enrolled
(domestic)
GGR*
2009
114
(60)
23
(18)
7
(5)
GGR*
2010
80
(47)
22
(17)
11
(7)
GGR*
2011
79
(42)
20
(18)
8
(7)
GGR*
2012
88
(54)
23
(18)
5
(3)
GGR*
2013
63
(46)
19
(18)
6
(5)
GGR*
2014
80
(61)
19
(18)
3
(3)
GGR*
2015
82
(54)
23
(23)
7
(7)
GGR*
2016
88
(70)
22
(20)
8
(7)
G&E
2017

83
(61)

26
(23)
11
(8)
G&E
2018
98
(66)
26
(26)
14
(14)
*Prior name was Genetics and Gene Regulation (GGR)

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