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

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

Provo, UT
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
44%
56%
student ratio
34
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
66%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Microbiology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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

66% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 24
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 66
    • 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 February 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students34
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students34
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino15%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian12%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander3%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown-1%

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$781,402

Location & Contact

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology

College of Life Sciences
Brigham Young University

4007 LSB Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
United States

Dr. Richard Robison

Chair

Phone: 801-422-2416
Fax: 801-422-0519
Email: richard_robison@byu.edu

Dr. Joel Griffitts

Graduate Coordinator

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


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