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University at Albany, State University of New York

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Albany, NY

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Overview

University at Albany, State University of New York / Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics is located in Albany, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Epidemiology and biostatistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Epidemiology and biostatistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 2

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

75
Applied
23
Accepted
12
Enrolled
31%

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 June 30th May 1st No
Spring deadline November 30th November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1

Student Body

48
Total Graduate Students
70%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
29%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.25%
Black or African American 2.08%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.08%
Asian 18.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.08%
Unknown 4.17%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 4
Male (10)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Developmental origins of disease, psychosocial adversity, epigenetics, cardiovascular epidemiology, non-parametric and semi-parametric statistical methods, Bayesian computational algorithms, adverse health effects of environmental and occupational exposures to toxic agents, diabetes and chronic disease epidemiology and others
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12222-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Recai Ycel
Chair
Phone: 518-402-0372