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University of California, Irvine

School of Biological Sciences

Irvine, CA

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Overview

University of California, Irvine / School of Biological Sciences is located in Irvine, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 71
Doctoral Degrees 36

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,056
Applied
270
Accepted
120
Enrolled
26%

Applying

120
Application Fee - Domestic
140
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

367
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.17%
Black or African American 2.45%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.27%
Asian 17.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.82%
Unknown 6.54%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular biology and biochemistry, developmental and cell biology, physiology and biophysics, neurosciences, ecology and evolutionary biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 19182 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA  92697
United States
Contact Prof. Frank Laferla
Dean
Email: laferla@uci.edu
Phone: 949-824-5315
Fax: 949-824-3035

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