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Cornell University

Field of Biophysics

Ithaca, NY

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Cornell University

Overview

Cornell University / Field of Biophysics 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
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 2

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, GRE Subject Test (physics or chemistry preferred)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
11
Accepted
2
Enrolled
46%

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, GRE Subject Test (physics or chemistry preferred)
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

17
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.88%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 5.88%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

34
Total faculty
Full-time - 34
Part-time - 0
Male (29)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Protein structure and function, biomolecular and cellular function, membrane biophysics, signal transduction, computational biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 144 East Avenue
Ithaca, NY  14853
United States
Contact Director of Graduate Studies
Email: biophysics@cornell.edu
Phone: 607-255-2100

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