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Brandeis University

Department of Biochemistry

Waltham, MA

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Overview

Brandeis University / Department of Biochemistry is located in Waltham, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Quantitative biology
Master of Science (MS) Biochemistry and biophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry and biophysics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 7

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
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

67
Applied
19
Accepted
8
Enrolled
28%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts, list of previous research experience

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

36
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.56%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8.33%
Unknown 2.78%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Macromolecular chemistry, structure and function, biochemistry, biophysics, biological macromolecules
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454
United States
Contact Dr. Dagmar Ringe
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: ringe@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-4902

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