MS in Biostatistics

MS in Biostatistics Admissions Requirements

Application, admission, and degree-granting requirements and regulations shall be applied equitably to all individuals, applicants and students regardless of age, gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or national origin.

All applicants must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college, show evidence of satisfactory preparation in math and computer skills and have acceptable academic record.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester

US Applicants: June 1

International Applicants: April 15

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You may apply to our MS in Biostatistics program online via SOPHAS, the centralized Schools of Public Health Application Service.

Remember to designate the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health as one of your school choices, along with your desired program.

MS in Biostatistics applications and supplemental materials must be submitted to SOPHAS (Schools of Public Health Application Service). SOPHAS is meant to facilitate the collection of common application materials and general information. For more information and frequently asked questions please visit In addition to the SOPHAS application all applicants will be required to complete a short application to the IU Graduate CAS application system (select IUPUI campus) at the link provided within the SOPHAS application or by clicking below.

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Please note that all applications must be verified by SOPHAS prior to the deadline to be guaranteed review by the MS in Biostatistics Admissions Committee. Applications that are not verified by the deadline are not guaranteed review. Applications take 4 to 5 weeks to be verified by SOPHAS. We recommend submitting your application to SOPHAS no later than one month prior to the deadline.

We'll notify you by e-mail once your application has been received. If you have questions about the application process or about the PhD in Biostatistics program, contact Shawne Mathis,

Whether you're here in Indiana or across the globe, we'll help you through the application process.

MS in Biostatistics