Department of Biochemistry School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Department of Biochemistry School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Buffalo, NY
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
57%
43%
student ratio
30
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
5%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biochemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • 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

5% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 18
    • Accepted 1
    • Acceptance Rate 5
    • Enrolled 0
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native12%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty23
    • Full-time Percentage96%
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGene expression, proteins and metalloenzymes, biochemical endocrinology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,300,000

Location & Contact

Department of Biochemistry

School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
United States

Dr. Mark O'Brian

Interim Chair

Phone: 716-829-3200
Fax: 716-829-2725
Email: mrobrian@buffalo.edu

Dr. Lee Ann Sinha

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 716-881-7995
Fax: 716-829-2725
Email: leesinha@buffalo.edu


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