Program in Molecular and Cell Biology Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Brandeis University

Program in Molecular and Cell Biology Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Brandeis University

Waltham, MA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
68
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
20%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Neurobiology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Microbiology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Molecular And Cell Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Molecular Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Quantitative Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Genetics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 22
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 312
    • Accepted 64
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 25
  • 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 November 15th Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, official transcript(s), resume, and 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, official transcript(s), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose, list of previous research experience
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Tuition Waivers, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian64%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown24%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty31
    • Full-time Percentage87%
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchStructural and cell biology; molecular biology, genetics, and development; neurobiology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Molecular and Cell Biology

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Brandeis University

415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
United States

Dr. Bruce Goode

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 781-736-4850
Fax: 781-736-3107
Email: goode@brandeis.edu

Dr. Maryanna Aldrich

Department Administrator

Phone: 781-736-4850
Fax: 781-736-3107
Email: aldrich@brandeis.edu


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