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Admission to graduate degree programs in Healthcare Policy & Research at Weill Cornell Medicine requires that applicants hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. Individual programs might have specific and additional requirements for admission, details of which can be found in the program prerequisite pages:

Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines for 2018-2019 Academic Year
August 2017: Application system opens
Deadline to be considered for merit scholarships: January 31, 2018
Deadline for application fee waiver: March 02, 2018
Ultimate deadline for applications: April 01, 2018
Please note: we will accept applications after the April 01, 2018 deadline up until May 01, 2018, but applications submitted during this period will only be reviewed for acceptance into the program if there are available slots.

Admission is contingent upon receiving the following items:

  • Online Application
  • Personal Statement
  • Résumé/C.V.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • College transcripts
    • College transcripts should be submitted for all previous colleges attended — both undergraduate and graduate.
    • Official transcripts will be required upon acceptance, however students may submit unofficial transcripts with their initial application.
  • $75 application fee
  • GRE/GMAT scores (optional)
    • GRE/GMAT test scores are not required to be considered for admission, but are recommended.
  • TOEFL scores (for international students)

Transcripts that meet any of the following must be translated by WES or ECE:

  • Transcript is not in English
  • International student's transcript is not on a 4.0 scale
  • Domestic student's transcript is not on a 4.0 scale

Submitting Materials

In addition to completing the online application, students will need to submit the materials listed above. The preferred method of submission is through the online application system. If students have questions or concerns they can email us at hpr-education@med.cornell.edu. Students may also choose to submit materials through postal mail:

Attn: Education
Healthcare Policy & Research
Weill Cornell Medicine
402 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10065


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