Charlotte, NC
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
54
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
63%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Bioinformatics Applications Graduate Certificate
    • Bioinformatics Technology Graduate Certificate
    • Bioinformatics And Computational Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Bioinformatics Professional Science Master's (PSM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 5
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Internship, research project, or thesis
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

63% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 38
    • Accepted 24
    • Acceptance Rate 63
    • Enrolled 13
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, baccalaureate degree from accredited college or university in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, or another related field that provides sound background in life sciences, and computing, or both; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 overall and in major; recommendation letters
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, baccalaureate degree from recognized institution; adequate preparation in chemistry, biology, and mathematics (preferably statistics), and computer science; evidence of scholarly and creative activity; minimum GPA of 3.0; essay; reference letters
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesbachelor's degree in related field; practical experience and confidence with computers, for instance use of common Web browsers, word processing, and plotting, and spreadsheet applications
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 523 paper-based, 70 iBT) or IELTS (6.5)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, administrative assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students54
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students54
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Full-time Percentage69%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander2%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student22%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty11
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNot Reported
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,246,572

Location & Contact

Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics

College of Computing and Informatics
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
United States

Dr. Lawrence Mays

Chair

Phone: 704-687-8555
Email: lemays@uncc.edu

Ms. Kathy Giddings

Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 704-687-5503
Fax: 704-687-1668
Email: gradadm@uncc.edu

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