49
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate) Bioinformatics applications
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Bioinformatics and computational biology
(Graduate Certificate) Bioinformatics technology
Professional Science Master's (PSM) Bioinformatics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 4

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 Entrance Exam GRE
Internship, research project, or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

46
Applied
30
Accepted
13
Enrolled
65%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 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, computing, or both; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 overall and in major; recommendation letters
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from recognized institution; adequate preparation in chemistry, biology, mathematics (preferably statistics), and computer science; evidence of scholarly and creative activity; minimum GPA of 3.0; essay; reference letters
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree in related field; practical experience and confidence with computers, for instance use of common Web browsers, word processing, plotting, and spreadsheet applications

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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

49
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.24%
Black or African American 4.08%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2.04%
Two or more races 2.04%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time (14)
Part-time (0)
Male (7)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,035,954

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Lawrence Mays
Chair
Email: lemays@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-8555