How to Apply

An application may be obtained by:


Contacting Pharmacology Directly:

Department of Pharmacology
Training Program in Pharmacological Sciences
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
507E Light Hall
Nashville, TN 37232-0700


Contacting the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (IGP) Office:

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
340 Light Hall
Nashville, TN 37232

Visiting our Graduate School's home page and downloading the application:


The Graduate School

  • Applicants to the Ph.D. program must be completing or have completed a Bachelor's degree.
  • GRE scores (general test) are required.
  • Deadline for receipt of applications for the subsequent fall semester is January 15, but earlier application is recommended.
  • Applications may be made directly to the Department of Pharmacology or to the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in the Biomedical Sciences at Vanderbilt.