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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Department of Biochemistry

Buffalo , NY

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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Biochemistry is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral 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

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
6
Accepted
3
Enrolled
60%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$13,705
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

23
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.35%
Black or African American 4.35%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.35%
Asian 8.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 1
Male (16)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Gene expression, proteins and metalloenzymes, biochemical endocrinology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,922,000

Location & Contact

Address 955 Main Street
Room 4102
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Mark R. O'Brian
Chair
Email: mrobrian@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-3200
Fax: 716-829-2725

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