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Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling School of Medicine University of Colorado Denver

  • Aurora, CO
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 100%0%
    student ratio
  • 12
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 1
    fall application deadline
  • 8%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biophysics And Genetics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 44 core semester hours, project or thesis
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and 30 hours of didactic course work, 30 hours of research credits
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

8% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 67
    • Accepted 6
    • Acceptance Rate 8
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 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 DegreesGRE, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; 4 letters of recommendation; prerequisite coursework in biology, general chemistry, general biochemistry, and general genetics, general psychology; experience in counseling and laboratory settings and strong understanding of genetic counseling field (highly recommended)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, three letters of recommendation, laboratory research experience and solid undergraduate foundation in mathematics and biological sciences
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 fees$1,110.00
    • 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 awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Female Percentage100%
    • Male Percentage0%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian90%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPsychosocial aspects of genetic counseling, clinical cytogenetics and molecular genetics, human inborn errors of metabolism, congenital malformations and disorders of the newborn, cancer genetics and genetic counseling
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling

School of Medicine
University of Colorado Denver

Clinical Genetics, MS 8400 13121 East 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045
United States

Carol Walton

Director

Phone: 303-724-2370
Email: carol.walton@ucdenver.edu

Dr. Norma Wagoner

Associate Dean for Admissions

Phone: 303-724-8025
Email: somadmin@ucdenver.edu



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