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Students
Suburban setting
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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

Master's Degrees 6
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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
10
Accepted
7
Enrolled
83%

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

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

$116,960
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Financial Support

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

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
79%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
20%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.26%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2.56%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time (19)
Part-time (6)
Male (16)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Immunobiology, molecular genetics, molecular virology, cancer biology, pathogenic and environmental microbiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
523,825

Location & Contact

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