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University of Chicago

Division of the Biological Sciences

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Chicago / Division of the Biological Sciences is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 34
Doctoral Degrees 73

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
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Ethics class, 2 teaching assistantships

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,152
Applied
210
Accepted
86
Enrolled
18%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 104
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

419
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.88%
Black or African American 3.1%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 11.93%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.24%
Two or more races 3.1%
Unknown 4.06%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

1,289
Total faculty
Full-time - 1,111
Part-time - 178
Male (766)
Female (523)

Location & Contact

Address 924 East 57th Street, Suite 104
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Kenneth Polonsky MD
Dean and Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs
Email: bsdadmissions@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-702-3004

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