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Rush University

Division of Biochemistry

Chicago, IL

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Rush University

Overview

Rush University / Division of Biochemistry is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 2

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 General Test
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
3
Accepted
1
Enrolled
21%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
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 Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

12
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 19
Male (17)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biochemistry of extracellular matrix, connective tissue biosynthesis and degradation, molecular biology of connective tissue components, cartilage, arthritis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,353,000

Location & Contact

Address 600 South Paulina
Chicago, IL  60612-3832
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas M. Schmid
Program Director
Email: tom_schmid@rush.edu
Phone: 312-942-3051

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