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Duke University

Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology

Durham, NC

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Overview

Duke University / Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology is located in Durham, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pharmacology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 13

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 Optional
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

85
Applied
16
Accepted
6
Enrolled
19%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 6th December 6th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE Optional
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 577
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 6
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

41
Total Graduate Students
24%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.88%
Black or African American 14.63%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 34.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2.44%
Two or more races 4.88%
Unknown 2.44%

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (75%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Developmental pharmacology, neuropharmacology, molecular pharmacology, toxicology, cell growth and metabolism
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 3813, Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC  27710
United States
Contact Dr. David MacAlpine
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: david.macalpine@duke.edu
Phone: 919-681-6077

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