Applying Through Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS)


Below is a step-by-step guide on how to apply to PEB through the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) Combined Program:

Getting to the Application:

At the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Application Portal, enter your PIN number and password. If you do not have a PIN number yet, click “Create Account,” and after you enter your information, you’ll receive a PIN. 

At the next screen, click “Edit Application.”

In your application, click the “Program of Study” link on the left side of the screen.

Step 1:

Under “Step 1: Program of Study,” click “Biological and Biomedical Sciences-B.B.S.”

Step 2:

Under “Step 2: Degree,” make sure you click “Ph.D.” as your degree.

Step 3:

Under “Step 3: Additional Program Information,” select either “Biophysics, Biochemistry, and Structural Biology,” “Computational Biology and Bioinformatics,” “Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics, and Development,” or “Neuroscience” as your primary concentration.


Then, from the second pull-down, select “Physical and Engineering Biology (IGPPEB).”