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Cornell University

Field of Microbiology

Ithaca, NY

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
2 semesters of teaching experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

67
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
9%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 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

27
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.7%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 0
Male (32)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Microbial diversity, molecular biology, biotechnology, microbial ecology, phytobacteriology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Phone: 607-255-3088

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