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Applying to the BSB Graduate Program

To insure full consideration of applications, domestic students US or Permanent Residents students the  deadline is January 15th for Fall admission. The  foreign students deadline is January 1st for Fall admission. However, late applications will be considered, and applicants are encouraged to contact the program for information concerning late applications.

Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. The suggested background includes mathematics through one year of calculus and at least one year of physics, biology, general chemistry, and organic chemistry; one semester of physical chemistry is also suggested.  The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required of all students whose native language is not English, regardless of citizenship. Students who do not meet these requirements may be admitted on condition that they remedy deficiencies after admission. Students who are members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

The BSB program no longer requires applicants to take the Graduate Records Examinations (GRE).

For online application, students should click on the “ Apply Now ” tab or go to


Biochemistry and Structural Biology (BSB) Graduate Program | Stony Brook University

If accepted into the program, please send all official transcripts required for admission to this address:
Admissions Coordinator
BSB Graduate Program
336 Life Sciences Bldg. 
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5215