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University of California, Santa Cruz

Program in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Santa Cruz, CA

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University of California, Santa Cruz

Overview

University of California, Santa Cruz / Program in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology is located in Santa Cruz, CA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

137
Applied
29
Accepted
15
Enrolled
21%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 3rd December 3rd No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, interview
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 83
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 8

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

51
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.92%
Black or African American 1.96%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.96%
Two or more races 1.96%
Unknown 9.8%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: RNA biology, chromatin and chromosome biology, neurobiology, stem cell biology and differentiation, cell structure and function
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95064
United States
Contact Teel Lopez
Graduate Program Coordinator
Email: tablack@ucsc.edu
Phone: 831-459-2385

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