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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Chapel Hill, NC

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Department of Microbiology and Immunology is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 16

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

73
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.74%
Black or African American 8.22%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

65
Total faculty
Full-time - 65
Part-time - 0
Male (45)
Female (20)

Research

Focus of faculty research: HIV pathogenesis, immune response, t-cell mediated autoimmunity, alpha-viruses, bacterial chemotaxis, francisella tularensis, pertussis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Burkholderia, Dengue virus
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,259,742

Location & Contact

Address 804 Mary Ellen Jones, CB# 7290
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-7290
United States
Contact Dr. William Goldman
Chairman
Email: goldman@med.unc.edu
Phone: 919-966-1191
Fax: 919-962-8103

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