Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Division of the Biological Sciences University of Chicago

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Division of the Biological Sciences University of Chicago

Chicago, IL
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
28
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
28%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • 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? No
    • 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

28% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 64
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 28
    • Enrolled 6
  • 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
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableHealth Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students28
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students28
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian46%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races19%
    • Unknown or International Student21%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMolecular biology, gene expression, and DNA-protein interactions; membrane biochemistry, molecular endocrinology, and transmembrane signaling; enzyme mechanisms, physical biochemistry, and structural biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,000,000

Location & Contact

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Division of the Biological Sciences
University of Chicago

929 East 57th Street, W225
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

Dr. Tobin Sosnick

Chair

Phone: 773-218-5950
Email: trsosnic@uchicago.edu

Lisa Anderson

Graduate Student Administrator

Phone: 773-834-3586
Fax: 773-702-0439
Email: landerso@bsd.uchicago.edu

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