Molecular Biosciences Cluster Division of the Biological Sciences University of Chicago

Molecular Biosciences Cluster Division of the Biological Sciences University of Chicago

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Biochemistry And Molecular Biology (Phd); Cell And Molecular Biology (Phd); Cellular Differentiation (Phd); Developmental Biology (Phd); Developmental Endocrinology (Phd); Developmental Genetics (Phd); Developmental Neurobiology (Phd); Gene Expression (Phd); Genetics, Genomics And Systems Biology (Phd); Human Genetics (Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Doctorate, Thesis/Dissertation, Ethics Class, 2 Teaching Assistantships.


Entrance Requirements:
For Doctorate, GRE General Test. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 600 Paper-Based; 250 Computer-Based; 104 Ibt), IELTS (Minimum Score 7).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 12/1 Priority Date For Domestic Students, 12/1 For International Students.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 28. 234 Applicants, 24% Accepted, 16 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
127 Full-Time (64 Women); Includes 30 Minority (3 African Americans, 2 American Indian/Alaskan Native, 20 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 5 Hispanic Americans).


92 Full-Time (23 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2009&Ndash;10, 127 Students Received Support, Including Fellowships With Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $29,781 Per Year), Research Assistantships With Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $29,781 Per Year); Institutionally Sponsored Loans, Scholarships/Grants, Traineeships, And Health Care Benefits Also Available. Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Graduate Administrative Director

Contact Info
Kristine Gaston
Chicago, IL 60637-1513
Phone: 773-702-8037
Fax: 773-702-3172

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