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Texas A&M University

Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

College Station, TX

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Texas A&M University

Overview

Texas A&M University / Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics is located in College Station, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry
Master of Science (MS) Biochemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

121
Applied
26
Accepted
25
Enrolled
21%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

143
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.29%
Black or African American 0.7%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.7%
Two or more races 0.7%
Unknown 1.4%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Male (35)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Enzymology, gene expression, protein structure, plant biochemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 400 Bizzell Street
College Station, TX  77843
United States
Contact Dr. Gregory D. Reinhart
Department Head
Email: gdr@tamu.edu
Phone: 979-862-5032
Fax: 979-845-9274