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Cornell University

Field of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology

Ithaca, NY

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Overview

Cornell University / Field of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology is located in Ithaca, NY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biophysics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 17

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, GRE Subject Test (biology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
2 semesters of teaching experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

238
Applied
48
Accepted
20
Enrolled
20%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

87
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.9%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.6%
Unknown 3.45%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (49%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 0
Male (1)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biophysics, structural biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-255-2100
Fax: 607-255-2100

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