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University of California, Berkeley

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Berkeley, CA

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University of California, Berkeley

Overview

University of California, Berkeley / Department of Molecular and Cell Biology is located in Berkeley, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 37

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam, 2 semesters of teaching

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

687
Applied
108
Accepted
37
Enrolled
16%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 68
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 December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

243
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.88%
Black or African American 2.06%
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.65%
Asian 11.93%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.65%
Two or more races 3.7%
Unknown 32.1%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

95
Total faculty
Full-time - 94
Part-time - 1
Male (67)
Female (28)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biochemistry, biophysics and structural biology; cell and developmental biology; genetics, genomics and development; immunology and pathogenesis; neurobiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Berkeley, CA  94720
United States
Contact Tanya Sullivan
Student Services Manager
Phone: 510-642-5252

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