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Boston University

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

Boston, MA

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Overview

Boston University / Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry Program (MCBB) is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 4

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Teaching requirement

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

150
Applied
30
Accepted
9
Enrolled
20%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 5th December 5th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 84

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 5
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
Unknown 10%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Dr. Ulla Hansen
Director
Email: uhansen@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-2432
Fax: 617-353-6340

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