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Department of Molecular and Cell Biology College of Letters and Science University of California, Berkeley

  • Berkeley, CA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 55%45%
    student ratio
  • 261
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 23%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Cell Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 38
    • 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 Required, Required and qualifying exam, 2 semesters of teaching, 3 seminars
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

23% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 562
    • Accepted 133
    • Acceptance Rate 23
    • Enrolled 56
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $70
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st 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 (recommended), minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students261
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students261
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian67%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian18%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty91
    • Full-time Percentage99%
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Female Percentage26%
    • Male Percentage74%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiochemistry and molecular biology, cell and developmental biology, genetics, immunology, neurobiology, genomics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

College of Letters and Science
University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720-1500
United States

Dr. James Berger

Professor

Phone: 510-643-9483

Berta Parra

Student Affairs Officer

Phone: 510-642-5252
Fax: 510-642-7000
Email: bparra@berkeley.edu



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