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University of California, Irvine

Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

Irvine, CA

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Overview

University of California, Irvine / Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry 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) Biological science
Master of Science (MS) Biotechnology management
Master of Science (MS) Biotechnology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biological sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 14

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
Applied
1
Accepted
1
Enrolled
100%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
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 Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
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 Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

44
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.91%
Black or African American 2.27%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 15.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Structure and synthesis of nucleic acids and proteins, regulation, virology, biochemical genetics, gene organization
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Irvine, CA  92697
United States
Contact Prof. Christopher Hughes
Chair
Email: cchughes@uci.edu
Phone: 949-824-8771
Fax: 949-824-8551