Program in Genetic Counseling School of Medicine Virginia Commonwealth University

Program in Genetic Counseling School of Medicine Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
58%
42%
student ratio
38
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
33%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
    • Molecular Biology And Genetics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Human Genetics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Genetic Counseling Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

33% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 51
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 33
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian17%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGenetic epidemiology, biochemical genetics, quantitative genetics, human cytogenetics, molecular genetics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Genetic Counseling

School of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University

901 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284-9005
United States

Dr. Paul Fisher

Chair

Phone: 804-628-3506
Fax: 804-827-1124
Email: pbfisher@vcu.edu

Dr. Linda Corey

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 804-628-4514
Email: corey@vcu.edu


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