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The University of Kansas

Department of Molecular Biosciences

Lawrence, KS

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular, cellular, and developmental biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry and biophysics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

93
Applied
28
Accepted
12
Enrolled
30%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 1-page statement of research interests and goals, 1-2 page curriculum vitae or resume, official transcript, 3 recommendation letters
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 1-page statement of research interests and goals, 1-2 page curriculum vitae or resume, official transcript, 3 recommendation letters

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

66
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 46.97%
Black or African American 1.52%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.03%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Structure and function of proteins, genetics of organism development, molecular genetics, neurophysiology, molecular virology and pathogenics, developmental biology, cell biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2034 Haworth Hall
1200 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, KS  66044
United States
Contact Susan M. Egan
Chair
Email: sme@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-4294

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