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University of Chicago

Program in Cell and Molecular Biology

Chicago, IL

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University of Chicago

Overview

University of Chicago / Program in Cell and Molecular Biology is located in Chicago, IL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 6

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

75
Applied
18
Accepted
6
Enrolled
24%

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.81%
Black or African American 7.41%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.7%
Asian 7.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.7%
Unknown 7.41%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Regulation of cell division; formation of organelles; dynamics of cell and tissue behavior; genome inheritance and expression; cytoskeleton function in organizing cellular processes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 920 East 58th Street, Room 1105
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact David Kovar
Chair
Email: drkovar@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-834-2810