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Application Deadlines and Procedures

apply to grad school logo.pgnApplication Submission Deadlines 

The SGSHS accepts applications throughout the calendar year. However, applications for a specific academic terms must be received by the Office of Enrollment Management by the deadlines below. An applicant is considered for admission only to the enrollment period designated on the application. If the applicant is offered admission and does not enroll, or is denied admission, a new application must be submitted for admission to future enrollment periods.


Admission term - start date

Application deadline

PhD - all programs Fall term - August 

June 1 of the same year - Prospective PhD students who wish to attend the Graduate School Spring Recruitment Event must have applications submitted by December 15th of the previous year

AuDFall term - AugustJune 1 of the same year
M.S. Biomedical Sciences Fall term - August June 1 of the same year 
M.S. Clinical Investigation Summer term - June May 1 of the same year 
Molecular Medicine Graduate Certificate Summer term - JuneMay 1 of the same year
Fall term - AugustJuly 17 of the same year 
Spring - JanuaryDecember 18 of the previous year

Application Fee

For all applications, a nonrefundable fee of $25 must be submitted. Additional processing fees will apply for students submitting applications through BioMedCAS (PhD programs) or CSDCAS (AuD program). Students should refer to those CAS sites for more detailed information. 


Registration for classes is not permitted unless the applicant has received notification of acceptance to
a specific graduate program from the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences. Registration for courses
must be approved by the graduate program director and advisor. No credit is given for any course for which a student is not officially registered. 

Nondegree seeking students

Non-degree seeking students (NDSS) are individuals who have not been admitted to a program in the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences (SGSHS) but may be considered for admission to the University of Mississippi Medical Center as a student with non-degree seeking status for enrollment in course work. Please see SGSHS Non-Degree Seeking Student Policy for more information. 

Tuition and fees

Tuition and fees for the academic year can be found on the institutional website. Nonresident PhD students will pay instate tuition. Tuition is subject to change pending information from the Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL).

Contact Us

If problems are encountered when applying for Graduate School, please contact us

Submitting Application Materials

All transcripts and documents submitted in support of an application become the property of UMMC and will not be returned to an applicant or forwarded to another school or individual. Transcripts and documents should be submitted to:

Office of Enrollment Management
University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 N. State St.
Jackson, MS 39216
(601) 984-1080    fax:(601) 984-1079


Instructions for sending transcripts

If the sending school uses Parchment, then official transcripts should be sent to “UMMC All Admissions.”

If the sending school uses another electronic transcript service that requires an email address, official transcript should be sent to

If the sending school will mail the official transcript, it should be mailed to the physical address listed above.