Program in Cancer Research University of Nebraska Medical Center

Program in Cancer Research University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
50
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
16%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Cancer Biology/Oncology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 11
    • 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

16% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 54
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 16
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st August 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, 3 letters of reference; course work in chemistry, and biology, physics and mathematics
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableHealth Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students50
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students50
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian89%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty41
    • Full-time Percentage93%
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Female Percentage24%
    • Male Percentage76%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDNA repair, tumor immunology, signal transduction, structural biology, gene expression
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Cancer Research

University of Nebraska Medical Center

987810 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-7810
United States

Dr. Joyce Solheim

Graduate Committee Chair

Phone: 402-559-4539
Fax: 402-559-8270
Email: jsolheim@unmc.edu

Mr. Dan Teet

Graduate Studies Associate

Phone: 402-559-6531
Fax: 402-559-7845
Email: unmcgraduatestudies@unmc.edu


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