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How to Apply and Enroll in the Panama College of Cell Science
3 Year PhD and 5 Year Combined BS/PhD Stem Cell Biology Programs

There is No Application Fee….Apply Anytime

New Rolling Admissions…Enroll Anytime!!

Panama College of Cell Science has just launched it’s new Rolling Admissions!

Start Dates (and cut-off times)

 We operate on a trimester schedule and therefore have three normal Start Dates:

January 1 (for students that have applied, been accepted, and paid a tuition payment by November 30)

May 1 (for students that have applied, been accepted, and paid a tuition payment by March 30) 

September 1 (for students that have applied, been accepted, and paid a tuition payment by July 30)

In some cases, depending on when your first tuition payment is received,  you may begin at the start of a month different from above. We will let you know, when your tuition is received, what is the earliest month you can start. In no cases may a student start December 1, due to end of year wrap-up and staff holidays.

Below you will find Three Application Procedures: Application to the 3 Year Ph.D. Program (for college graduates and others with advanced degrees); Application to the 5 Year B.S./Ph.D. Program for High School Graduates (for high school graduates seeking admission into our combined 5 year Bachelor Degree/Doctoral Degree program); and our Special Application to 5 Year B.S./Ph.D. Program (For Home School Applicants, Alternative Education Applicants, and Applicants Who Are At Least 16 Years Old seeking admission to our combined 5 year Bachelor Degree/Doctoral Degree program).  Please go to the one that is appropriate for you by CLICKING on the link and complete the process described. You should print out the application procedure and requirements so that you can study them carefully and present yourself appropriately:

APPLICATION TO THE 3 YEAR Ph.D. PROGRAM
(For Those With an Undergraduate or Advanced Degree)

-OR-

APPLICATION TO THE 5 YEAR B.S./Ph.D. PROGRAM
FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES

-OR-

SPECIAL APPLICATION TO THE 5 YEAR B.S./Ph.D. PROGRAM
(For Home School Applicants, Alternative Education Applicants, and Applicants Who Are At Least 16 Years Old)

For each type of Application, your Application Package must be fully complete as we will not accept a piecemeal approach. Because we have an informal application procedure, your entire presentation of your application package, in terms of organization, completeness, presentation style, and factual material presented, are all considered in determining whether to grant admission.

Any documents submitted MUST BE IN PDF FORMAT ONLY, and if not, your application will not be acknowledged. Except for Email text, all material must be in pdf form, the international standard for documents, and “.doc” documents are not acceptable at any time.

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Come join and learn the new biology…stem cell science!