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University of California, San Diego

Division of Biological Sciences

La Jolla, CA

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Overview

University of California, San Diego / Division of Biological Sciences is located in La Jolla, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Interdisciplinary environmental research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Bioinformatics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Anthropogeny
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Multi-scale biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Quantitative biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 128
Doctoral Degrees 30

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
3 quarters of teaching assistantship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

569
Applied
213
Accepted
146
Enrolled
37%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 3rd Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

418
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.31%
Black or African American 1.91%
White or Caucasian 28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.48%
Asian 26.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 11.24%
Unknown 1.91%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biochemistry; Biophysics; Bioinformatics; Cancer Biology; Cell Biology; Conservation Biology; Developmental Biology; Ecology, Behavior and Evolution; Genetics; Immunology; Microbiology; Molecular Biology; Neurobiology; Plant Molecular Biology; Plant Systems Biology; Quantitative Biology; Signal Transduction; Virology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093-0348
United States
Contact Andrew Chisholm
Chair
Phone: 858-534-7783

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