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Baylor College of Medicine

Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

Houston, TX

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Baylor College of Medicine

Overview

Baylor College of Medicine / Department of Molecular and Human Genetics is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 10

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

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (strongly recommended)
Thesis Required
Public defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

144
Applied
26
Accepted
12
Enrolled
18%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (strongly recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

79
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.8%
Black or African American 1.27%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

75
Total faculty
Full-time - 75
Part-time - 0
Male (61)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Human genetics, genome biology, epigenetics, gene therapy, model organisms
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX  77030-3498
United States
Contact Dr. Gad Shaulsky
Director
Phone: 713-798-5056

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