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Program in Biochemistry and Biophysics Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Brandeis University

  • Waltham, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 47%53%
    student ratio
  • 34
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 27%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Quantitative Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Biochemistry And Biophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and qualifying exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

27% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 69
    • Accepted 19
    • Acceptance Rate 27
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose, transcript(s)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose, transcript(s)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, Pearson Test of English (minimum score 68)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students34
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students34
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMacromolecular chemistry, structure and function, biochemistry, biophysics, biological macromolecules
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Biochemistry and Biophysics

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Brandeis University

415 South Street, MS 031 PO Box 9110
Waltham, MA 02454
United States

Prof. Christopher Miller

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 781-736-3100
Fax: 781-736-3107
Email: cmiller@brandeis.edu

Ms. Carol MacKenzie

Department Administrator

Phone: 781-736-3100
Fax: 781-736-3107
Email: mackenzie@brandeis.edu



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