24 months
28794 USD/year
28794 USD/year
9992 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Your path to an exciting academic or industrial career in biomedical science begins here with Purdue’s Department of Basic Medical Sciences. The Department of Basic Medical Sciences (BMS) combines the personal attention of a small department, with a unique breadth of training. The Basic Medical Sciences programme is offered at the Purdue University.


Key facts:

  • The Basic Medical Sciences programme is offered at the Purdue University.
  • BMS offers graduate study leading toward a master’s degree and a doctoral degree. The department also offers a combined degree/dual degree option for students in the DVM professional curriculum.
  • Because of its size, the BMS graduate program is ideal for students who wish to do their graduate work in a department that allows time and opportunity for individual attention and close student-advisor mentoring relationships.
  • Opportunities are available for combining teaching in the professional DVM curriculum with dissertation research. This combination of research and teaching experience helps create a highly employable graduate, especially for those who are considering careers in academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry - Molecular Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chromatin Regulation Gene Expression
  • Integrative Neuroscience
  • Molecular Evolutionary Genetics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28794 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14397 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    28794 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14397 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9992 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4996 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for West Lafayette

1096 - 1774 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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