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The University of Kansas

Department of Computational Biology

Lawrence, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Computational Biology is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 1

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

16
Applied
3
Accepted
2
Enrolled
19%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate study completed, three letters of recommendation received directly from the persons writing them, resume or curriculum vitae, personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

15
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 6.67%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 13.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (40%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Life sciences, computational modeling tools, community-wide activities in bioinformatics, education for the new generation of researchers
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2030 Becker Drive
Multidisciplinary Research Building, Room 200
Lawrence, KS  66047
United States
Contact Illya Vakser
Director
Email: vakser@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-1057