Houston, TX
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
53%
47%
student ratio
79
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
18%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Human Genetics Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • 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 Thesis Required and public defense
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

18% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 144
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 18
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st Not Reported 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, GRE Subject Test (strongly recommended), minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, scholarships (to all students unless there are grant funds available to pay tuition)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students79
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students79
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian42%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student47%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty75
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHuman genetics, genome biology, epigenetics, gene therapy, model organisms
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine

One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030-3498
United States

Dr. Gad Shaulsky

Director

Phone: 713-798-5056

Judi Coleman

Graduate Program Administrator

Phone: 713-798-5056
Fax: 713-798-8597
Email: genetics-gradprm@bcm.edu

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