Chicago, IL
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
73%
27%
student ratio
22
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
14%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Microbiology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required and ethics class, 2 teaching assistantships
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

14% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 83
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 14
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $90
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, transcripts, and statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 1
    • Types of financial support availableHealth Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students22
    • Female Percentage73%
    • Male Percentage27%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students22
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown or International Student27%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPathophysiology of microbial infection, evolutionary ecology of plant-microbe interactions, virology, microbiomes, host-microbe interactions
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Committee on Microbiology

Division of the Biological Sciences
University of Chicago

5841 South Maryland Avenue, AMB N704
Chicago, IL 60637-1513
United States

Sean Crosson

Chair

Email: biomed@bsd.uchicago.edu

Lisa Abston-Leftridge

Administrator

Phone: 773-834-3899
Email: biomed@bsd.uchicago.edu


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