Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry Program (MCBB) Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry Program (MCBB) Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
40
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 5
fall application deadline
13%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Molecular Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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 Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and teaching requirement
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

13% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 121
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 13
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $95
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 5th December 5th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended), 3 letters of recommendation, and transcripts, personal statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended), 3 letters of recommendation, and transcripts, personal statement
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsDecember 5
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students40
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students40
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian35%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races12%
    • Unknown or International Student25%

Location & Contact

Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry Program (MCBB)

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston University

One Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Dr. Ulla Hansen

Director

Phone: 617-353-2432
Fax: 617-353-6340
Email: uhansen@bu.edu

Christina Honeycutt

Academic Administrator

Phone: 617-353-2432
Fax: 617-353-6340
Email: cjhoney@bu.edu

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