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Brandeis University

Department of Biology

Waltham, MA

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neurobiology
Master of Science (MS) Molecular and cell biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Quantitative biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular and cell biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17
Doctoral Degrees 2

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 Thesis Optional
Research project, research lab, or project lab
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Journal clubs; research seminar; colloquia; qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

180
Applied
48
Accepted
12
Enrolled
27%

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 January 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, 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

48
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.5%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.08%
Asian 6.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.08%
Unknown 6.25%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 4
Male (13)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular biology, genetics and development; structural and cell biology; neurobiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454-9110
United States
Contact Dr. Mike Marr
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: mmarr@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-2481

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