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University of Chicago

Department of Human Genetics

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Chicago / Department of Human Genetics 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
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 5

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Ethics class, 2 teaching assistantships

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

45
Applied
10
Accepted
4
Enrolled
22%

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

16
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Population and evolutionary genetics; systems biology; epigenetics and stem cell genetics; genomics of gene regulation; animal models of human disease
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 920 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Dr. Carole Ober
Chair
Email: bsdadmissions@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-834-0735

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