Program in Medical Genetics and Genetic Counseling School of Medicine University of Colorado Denver

Program in Medical Genetics and Genetic Counseling School of Medicine University of Colorado Denver

Aurora, CO
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
71%
29%
student ratio
17
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
9%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Genetics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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

9% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 41
    • Accepted 4
    • Acceptance Rate 9
    • Enrolled 4
  • 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 December 1st January 1st Yes
    • 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 (minimum combined score of 1205), minimum GPA of 3.0, 4 letters of recommendation; prerequisite courses in biology, chemistry (general and organic), physics, genetics, and calculus, and statistics (recommended)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 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 awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino12%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian88%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMapping, discovery, and function of disease genes affecting skin and craniofacial development and autoimmunity; genetics of colon cancer; clinical proteomics; biochemical markers of disease, including cancer; modeling human genetic diseases with patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells; cell cycle control of DNA replication and mutagenesis in yeast and human cancer cells; mechanisms of cancer chemoprevention
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Medical Genetics and Genetic Counseling

School of Medicine
University of Colorado Denver

Mail Stop 8300 12800 East 19th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045
United States

Dr. Richard Spritz

Director

Phone: 303-724-3107
Email: richard.spritz@ucdenver.edu

M. Stewart

Administrator

Phone: 303-724-3102
Fax: 303-724-3100
Email: mj.stewart@ucdenver.edu


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