Ph.D. Admission

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a bachelor's or master’s degree in natural sciences, mathematics, engineering, or another relevant field. Applications are accepted online.

Contact Info

Center for Bioinformatics

Shankel Multidisciplinary Research Building
2030 Becker Drive, Room 200
Lawrence, KS 66047-1620
Bioinformatics site
Ilya Vakser, Director
John Karanicolas, Graduate Director
Why KU
  • One of 34 public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 2nd in the nation for prestigious faculty Fulbright awards
  • 26 Rhodes scholars
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
  • One of 9 public universities with outstanding study abroad programs. U.S. News and World Report