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Columbia University

Department of Genetics and Development

New York, NY

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Columbia University

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

Degree Number 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

Degree Requirement
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

Exam Details
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
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.27%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
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

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