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Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology School of Medicine Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Richmond, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 57%43%
    student ratio
  • 51
    total students
  • $9,133 | $18,777
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 15
    fall application deadline
  • 27%
    acceptance rate
  • 5 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
    • Pharmacology And Toxicology Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Pharmacology Certificate
    • Neuroscience Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and comprehensive oral and written exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

27% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 66
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 27
    • 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 April 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE or MCAT
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE or MCAT
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,133
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,777
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students51
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students51
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American13%
    • White / Caucasian66%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian16%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown-1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty35
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage26%
    • Male Percentage74%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDrug abuse, drug metabolism, pharmacodynamics, peptide synthesis, receptor mechanisms
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

School of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University

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

Dr. William Dewey

Chair

Phone: 804-827-0375
Fax: 804-827-1548
Email: wdewey@vcu.edu

Dr. Stephen Sawyer

Graduate Program Coordinator

Phone: 804-828-7918
Fax: 804-827-1548
Email: ssawyer@vcu.edu



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