Philadelphia, PA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
14
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
August 1
fall application deadline
93%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Developmental Biology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required and clerkship
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

93% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 16
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 93
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline December 1st June 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline April 1st Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or MCAT, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 awardsMay 1
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students14
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students14
    • Part-time Percentage100%
    • Full-time Percentage0%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American43%
    • White / Caucasian29%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student21%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty72
    • Full-time Percentage61%
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDevelopmental biology, cell biology, planning and management, drug development
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

MS Program in Cell and Developmental Biology

Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences
Thomas Jefferson University

1020 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

Dr. Gerald Grunwald

Dean and Program Director

Phone: 215-503-4191
Fax: 215-503-6690
Email: gerald.grunwald@jefferson.edu

Marc Stearns

Director of Admissions

Phone: 215-503-0155
Fax: 215-503-3433
Email: jgsbs-info@jefferson.edu

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