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Department of Biological Sciences Mellon College of Science Carnegie Mellon University

  • Pittsburgh, PA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 79%21%
    student ratio
  • 33
    total students
  • $28,200 | $28,200
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 24%
    acceptance rate
  • 9 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Cell Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Developmental Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Molecular Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Genetics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Computational Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Biochemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Neuroscience Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Biophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

24% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 108
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 24
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, interview
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$28,200
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,200
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$220.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTraineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Female Percentage79%
    • Male Percentage21%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American13%
    • White / Caucasian20%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian13%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown54%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty47
    • Full-time Percentage98%
    • Part-time Percentage2%
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGenetic structure, function, and regulation; protein structure and function; biological membranes; biological spectroscopy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,771,739

Location & Contact

Department of Biological Sciences

Mellon College of Science
Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3891
United States

Dr. Elizabeth Jones

Stacey Young



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