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Brigham Young University

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology

Provo, UT

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Overview

Brigham Young University / Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology is located in Provo, UT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Completion of research and didactic credits
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Published in a scientific journal, completion of research and didactic credits.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
15
Accepted
8
Enrolled
79%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 during previous 2 years
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$12,900
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.67%
Black or African American 3.33%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3.33%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 8
Male (18)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Immunobiology, molecular genetics, molecular virology, cancer biology, pathogenic and environmental microbiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 4007 LSB
Provo, UT  84602-1001
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Robison
Chair
Email: richard_robison@byu.edu
Phone: 801-422-2416
Fax: 801-422-0004

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