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Students
Small town
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Setting
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Overview

Cornell University / Field of Computational Biology is located in Ithaca, NY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational behavioral biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational organismal biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational macromolecular biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational cell biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational genetics

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
2 semesters of teaching experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

171
Applied
22
Accepted
10
Enrolled
13%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (biology)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
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

26
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.85%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 19.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3.85%
Two or more races 3.85%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (69%)
Female (30%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time (37)
Part-time (0)
Male (32)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computational behavioral biology, computational biology, computational cell biology, computational ecology, computational genetics, computational macromolecular biology, computational organismal biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Dr. Andrew Clark
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: ac347@cornell.edu
Phone: 607-255-5488