44
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Columbia University / Department of Genetics and Development is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Master of Philosophy (M Phil) Genetics
Master of Arts (MA) Genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Genetics

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 5

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

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

142
Applied
15
Accepted
11%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Student Body

44
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.27%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 52.27%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mammalian cell differentiation and meiosis, developmental genetics, yeast and human genetics, chromosome structure, molecular and cellular biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Hammer Health Sciences Center, Room 1602
701 West 168th Street
New York, NY  10032
United States
Contact Dr. Claudio Stern
Phone: 212-854-1754