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Clemson University

Department of Genetics and Biochemistry

Clemson, SC

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Overview

Clemson University / Department of Genetics and Biochemistry is located in Clemson, SC, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
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? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

50
Applied
10
Accepted
5
Enrolled
20%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts
Doctoral Degree Requirements Unofficial transcripts, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 100
IELTS: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$20,792
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Career or field-related internships

Student Body

48
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

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

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 36
Part-time - 0
Male (19)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Animal genetics, genomics and bioinformatics, microbial pathogenesis, plant genetics and biochemistry, cell and developmental biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,433,867

Location & Contact

Address 154 Robert F. Poole Agricultural Center
Clemson, SC  29634
United States
Contact Dr. David Clayton
Department Chair
Email: dfclayt@clemson.edu
Phone: 864-656-3586

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