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University of California, Berkeley

Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Berkeley, CA

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University of California, Berkeley

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 11

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
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam, seminar presentation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

175
Applied
18
Enrolled

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

96
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.42%
Black or African American 2.08%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.08%
Asian 15.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 11.46%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Development, molecular biology, genetics, microbial biology, mycology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Berkeley, CA  94720
United States
Contact Prof. Krishna Niyogi
Head
Email: pmbadvisor@nature.berkeley.edu
Phone: 510-642-9999

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