Diversity and Inclusion

The BMI Training Program Admissions Committee takes seriously its responsibility to recruit and retain diverse students who are representative of our world. We view each application from the life perspective of the applicant. We strongly encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups, those from disadvantaged backgrounds, and those with disabilities. The Biosciences application has fields where applicants can self-identify and provide relevant context and background, including in the area labeled “Contributing Factors to the Stanford Community” and in the Personal Statement.

We would like to make applicants aware of the following Stanford programs and resources:

BMI Peer-to-Peer Application Mentoring Program

BMI Peer-to-Peer Application Mentoring Program

The BMI Peer-to-Peer Application Mentoring Program is a student organized initiative that strives to assist individuals who:

  1. Identify as part of one or more groups that are historically underrepresented in STEM and
  2. Are applying to the BMI PhD or MS program. 

Participants may receive one round of feedback on their statements of purpose, up to the limit of our time and resources. Participation does not guarantee nor increase chance of admission. 

To participate in the BMI Peer-to-Peer Application Mentoring Program please fill out this form. The deadline to submit your statement of purpose is will be announced in fall of 2023.

Meet the Students Panel

Join current Biomedical Informatics graduate students for a virtual student-run panel in November 2023. Details about time and location are to come. Come meet our students and learn more about student life in the program! This event is purely informational; attendance in the event will not impact admissions decisions.

If you would like to attend, please complete this short survey and we’ll send you the Zoom link.

Meet the Faculty Panel

Join our Meet the Faculty Panel, 2023. Details about time and location are to come.  Sign up to get the Zoom link.

Other Programs:


We have admitted students who have previously studied at the following institutions across the world:

All India Institute Medical Sc
Amherst College
Andhra University
Arizona State University
Ateneo De Manila University
Bar-Ilan University
Baylor University
Beijing Inst Chem Fiber Engine
Bharathidasan University
Birla Institute of Tech and Sc
Boston College
Boston University
Brandeis University
Brigham Young University
Brown University
Calif Polytechnic State Univ
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve Univ
Central University of the East
City College of New York
Claremont Graduate School
Claremont McKenna College
Clark College
Clark University
Colby College
Columbia University
Cornell University
CUNY Mount Sinai School Me
Dartmouth College
Davidson College
De Anza College
Drexel University
Duke University
Ecole Polytechnique
Emory University
Florida State University
Fudan University
George Mason University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Tech
Harvard University
Harvey Mudd College
Hendrix College
Hitotsubashi University
Howard University
HS Affiliated Renmin Univ
Indian Institute of Technology
Indiana University
Indiana-Purdue University Indi
Iowa State University
Iran Univ Science & Technology
Johns Hopkins University
Leeward Community College
Lomonosov Moscow State Univ
Louisiana State Univ Medical C
Loyola University of Chicago
Ludwig Maximilian Universitat
Marlborough College
Massachusetts Inst of Tech
McGill University
Mesa Community College
Monash University
Morehouse College
Mumbai University
National Chiao Tung University
National Taiwan University
National University Singapore
New College of Florida
New York Medical College
New York University
North Harris County College
Northwestern University
Parkland College
Peking Union Medical College
Pennsylvania State University
Pomona College
Portland State University
Princeton University
Queens University at Kingston
Rush University
Rutgers University
S.U.N.Y. State Univ at Bingham
S.U.N.Y. State Univ at Buffalo
Saddleback College
Saint Andrew's College
Saint Andrew's Junior College
San Diego Miramar College
San Diego State University
San Francisco State University
San Jose City College
Santa Clara University
Seoul National University
Shanghai Jiaotong University
Smith College
Solano Community College
Southwestern College
St John's College
St Marys College
Stanford University
Swarthmore College
Syracuse University
Technion Israel Inst of Tech
Temple University
Tsinghua University
Tufts University
Tulane University of Louisiana
Univ of California Berkeley
Univ of California Davis
Univ of California Irvine
Univ of California Los Angeles
Univ of California San Diego
Univ of California San Francis
Univ of Illinois Urbana-Champa
Univ of Michigan Ann Arbor
Univ of Southern California
Universidad De Los Andes
Universidad Del Valle
Universidad Nacional Autonoma
Universidad Nacional De Rosari
University of Akron
University of Alabama Tuscaloo
University of Alberta
University of Baghdad
University of Calgary
University of Cambridge
University of Canterbury
University of Chicago
University of Cincinnati
University of Edinburgh
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of Guelph
University of Hawaii Manoa
University of Maryland Balt
University of Maryland College
University of Massachusetts Bo
University of Melbourne
University of Miami
University of Minnesota Twin C
University of Missouri Kansas
University of New Mexico
University of New South Wales
University of Notre Dame
University of Oxford
University of Pennsylvania
University of Phoenix
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pune
University of Rajasthan
University of Sydney
University of Texas Austin
University of Tokyo
University of Toronto
University of Utah
University of Virginia
University of Waterloo
University of Western Ontario
University of Wisconsin Madiso
Vellore Institute Technology
Virginia Commonwealth Universi
Washington State University
Washington University
Weizmann Institute of Science
Wesleyan University
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Yale University