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University of Chicago

Committee on Cancer Biology

Chicago , IL

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University of Chicago

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

Degree Number 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

Degree Requirement
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

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 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
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.63%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 15.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
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

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