Admission to the Biostatistics Master's Program

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When to Apply?

Fall Admissions
Admission Windows Apply By Decision By
Early Decision (Application Fee Waived) February 1st February 28th
Fast Notification March 1st March 31st
Rolling Admission June 30th Within 4-6 weeks of submission

Application Requirements 

All application materials must be received by June 30th for Fall admission (August).

Required Materials for a Completed Application: 

  • Online Application: Start the online application. Please indicate that you are applying to the School of Medicine, Biostatistics program 
  • Transcripts: Include school-issued unofficial transcripts, scanned and uploaded for all colleges or universities attended. Electronic transcripts can also be emailed to NLK34@case.edu 
  • Resume/CV: Upload your current resume/CV outlining all work experience and volunteer roles with timeframes. Make sure to highlight any completed research positions or opportunities experienced 
  • Letters of Recommendation: Three letters of recommendation are required. A professor who can attest to your academic or professional experience is recommended to write one or more of these recommendations. The online application will request recommenders' contact info for electronic submission 
  • Statement of Purpose: In one to two pages, address your interest in biostatistics and how you hope to utilize this program in your career path 
  • Application Fee: Pay the $50 application fee upon submission of your application 
  • GRE General Exam: The GRE general exam is required. We do accept the MCAT as a substitute for the GRE. The GRE can be waived upon request if the applicant has a previous graduate level degree or significant related work experience. Students seeking to have the requirement waived should submit the request to ms-biostatistics@case.edu after submitting their application.
  • TOEFL Exam: For international applicants: if you are not a citizen of an English speaking country or if your previous college or university was not taught in English, please submit an English proficiency exam (IELTS, TOFEL, or PTE). 

Contact Us

Biostatistics Master's Program
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Ave.
Wood Building, WG74
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7288
Email:ms-biostatistics@case.edu
Phone: 216.368.5957