Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cell Biology The Graduate School Northwestern University

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Biochemistry (Phd); Cell And Molecular Biology (Phd); Molecular Biophysics (Phd); Structural Biology (Phd).


Entrance Requirements:
For Doctorate, GRE General Test. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 600 Paper-Based), TSE(Minimum Score 50).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 12/31 For Domestic Students, 12/31 For International Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
$55 ($75 For International Students)
Student Statistics:
264 Applicants, 25% Accepted, 26 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
59 Full-Time (38 Women); Includes 3 Minority (2 African Americans, 1 American Indian/Alaska Native), 10 International.


29 Full-Time (4 Women), 6 Part-Time/Adjunct (1 Woman).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2004&Ndash;05, Fellowships With Full Tuition Reimbursements (Averaging $23,000 Per Year), 46 Research Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements (Averaging $23,000 Per Year), 13 Teaching Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements (Averaging $23,000 Per Year) Were Awarded.; Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, Scholarships/Grants, Traineeships, Health Care Benefits, And Unspecified Assistantships Also Available. Financial Award Application Deadline: 12/31; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Kelly Mayo
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: 847-491-8854
Fax: 847-467-1579

Contact Info
Cathy Prullage
Program Assistant
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: 800-545-1761
Fax: 847-467-1380

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