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Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Rush University / Department of Molecular Biophysics and Physiology is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physiology

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
0%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

3
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 66.67%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 33%
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 (100%)
Female (0%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (4)
Male (9)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physiological exocytosis, raft formation and growth, voltage-gated proton channels, molecular biophysics and physiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,007,958

Location & Contact

Address 600 South Paulina
Chicago, IL  60612-3832
United States
Contact Dr. Fredric Cohen
Program Director
Email: fredric_cohen@rush.edu
Phone: 312-942-6753