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State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

Overview

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center / School of Graduate Studies is located in Brooklyn, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

115
Applied
11
Accepted
8
Enrolled
10%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

85
Total Graduate Students
47%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.18%
Black or African American 5.88%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

137
Total faculty
Full-time - 119
Part-time - 18
Male (100)
Female (37)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cellular and molecular neurobiology, role of oncogenes in early cardiogenesis, mechanism of gene regulation, cardiovascular physiology, yeast molecular genetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY  11203-2098
United States
Contact Dr. Susan Schwartz-Giblin
Phone: 718-270-1000

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