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Department of

Radiation Oncology

How to Apply

We are delighted that you are considering the University of Cincinnati’s graduate program in medical physics.

There is a simple two-step process to follow in order to successfully apply to the program:

Step 1:

Materials submitted online and/or directly to the University of Cincinnati Graduate School.

  • Online application, including:
    • Personal statement of intent (academic goals & objectives),
    • Three (3) letters of recommendation from physics faculty or employers.
    • For those who graduated more than two years ago, please submit a CV or resume, detailing your occupation and activities since graduation. CV is optional for current students or recent graduates.
  • Online application fee

  • Test scores:
    1. GRE General
    2. GRE Physics (highly recommended)
    3. TOEFL
      The ETS/GRE code for the University of Cincinnati’s Graduate School: 1833.

  • Apply online at grad.uc.edu/admissions


Step 2:

Materials submitted directly to the program.

  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions you have attended must be sent by the Registrar’s Office of each institution to the postal address below:
    Michael Lamba, PhD
    Admissions, Graduate Program in Medical Physics
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    234 Goodman Street, ML 0757
    Cincinnati, OH 45267-0757

Application deadline is February 1 for Fall admissions of the current year.

This program participates in the national Council of Graduate Schools resolution for an admission decision date of April 15.


Financial Aid

The sooner you apply for financial aid considerations, the better off you will be. Information for financial aid planning information can be found at:

All first-year students are strongly encouraged to ensure that they establish Ohio residency one year prior to beginning the second year of studies, so they will be eligible for in-state tuition rates for their second year. Read more about Ohio state residency at the UC Registrar website.

All applicants are strongly encouraged to explore and apply for loans, other scholarships and grants available through the University of Cincinnati and other sources

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More Information

For more information on the Medical Physics Graduate Program, please contact:

Michael Lamba, PhD
Program Director
513-584-9028 Phone
513-584-4007 Fax
michael.lamba@uc.edu