38
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Chicago / Committee on Cancer Biology is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 3

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

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Ethics class, 2 teaching assistantships, preliminary exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

144
Applied
13
Accepted
6
Enrolled
9%

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

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
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
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.63%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 15.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.63%
Unknown 2.63%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cancer genetics, apoptosis, signal transduction, tumor biology, cell cycle regulation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
58,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 5841 South Maryland Avenue, AMB N704
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Kay Macleod
Chair
Email: kmacleod@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-834-8309