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Tufts University

Genetics Program

Medford , MA

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Tufts University

Overview

Tufts University / Genetics Program is located in Medford, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mammalian genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Genetics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 2

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 Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

42
Applied
9
Accepted
4
Enrolled
21%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference, resume, personal statement

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 88%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

55
Total faculty
Full-time - 55
Part-time - 0
Male (38)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cancer genetics, developmental and neurogenetics, microbial and yeast genetics, the genetics of bacterial and viral pathogens, Drosophila genetics, human genetics and gene discovery
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Medford, MA  02155
United States
Contact Dr. Pamela Yelick
Program Director
Phone: 617-636-6836

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