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Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology College of Life Sciences Brigham Young University

  • Provo, UT
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 44%56%
    student ratio
  • 36
    total students
  • $5,950 | $5,950
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 44%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Microbiology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Molecular Biology Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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 and Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

44% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 34
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 44
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0 during previous 2 years
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 580 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$5,950
    • Out-of-state tuition *$5,950
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino16%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian65%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian16%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchImmunobiology, molecular genetics, molecular virology, cancer biology, pathogenic and environmental microbiology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$778,143

Location & Contact

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology

College of Life Sciences
Brigham Young University

775 WIDB
Provo, UT 84602
United States

Dr. Laura Bridgewater

Chair

Phone: 801-422-2434
Fax: 801-422-0519
Email: laura_bridgewater@byu.edu

Dr. Joel Griffitts

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 801-422-7997
Fax: 801-422-0519
Email: joel_griffitts@byu.edu



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