20
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Thomas Jefferson University / PhD Program in Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 7

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

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MCAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MCAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 15%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

57
Total faculty
Full-time (57)
Part-time (0)
Male (45)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Signal transduction and molecular genetics, translational biochemistry, human mitochondrial genetics, molecular biology of protein-RNA interaction, mammalian mitochondrial biogenesis and function
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1020 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
United States
Contact Dr. Michael J. Root MD
Program Director
Email: michael.root@jefferson.edu
Phone: 215-503-4564
Fax: 215-923-2117