Urban setting

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The University of Arizona / Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology Program is located in Tucson, AZ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required



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

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships


Focus of faculty research: Plant molecular biology, cellular and molecular aspects of development, genetics of bacteria and lower eukaryotes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1007 East Lowell Street, Room 444
Tucson, AZ  85721
United States
Contact Tricia Serio
Department Head
Email: tserio@email.arizona.edu
Phone: 520-621-7563