240
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Medical University of South Carolina / College of Graduate Studies is located in Charleston, SC, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Pharmacy/Doctor of Philosophy (Pharm D/PhD)
Doctor of Dental Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (DMD/PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 31
Doctoral Degrees 47

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

Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral and written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

272
Applied
76
Accepted
44
Enrolled
28%

Applying

85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 10
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

240
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.5%
Black or African American 6.25%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 11.25%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

288
Total faculty
Full-time (268)
Part-time (20)
Male (206)
Female (82)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cell signaling and cancer biology, drug discovery and toxicology, biochemistry and genetics, macromolecular structure, neurosciences, microbiology and immunology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 179 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC  29425
United States
Contact Dr. Perry V. Halushka
Dean
Email: halushpv@musc.edu
Phone: 843-792-3012
Fax: 843-792-6590