199
Students
Rural setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

University of Connecticut / Department of Molecular and Cell Biology is located in Storrs, CT, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Cell and developmental biology
Master of Science (MS) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Genetics and genomics
Master of Science (MS) Structural biology, biochemistry and biophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell and developmental biology
Professional Master of Science (PSM) Microbial systems analysis
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Structural biology, biochemistry and biophysics
Professional Master of Science (PSM) Applied genomics
Master of Science (MS) Genetics and genomics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 34
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

383
Applied
60
Accepted
26
Enrolled
16%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

199
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.01%
Black or African American 4.52%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5%
Asian 6.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.02%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

73
Total faculty
Full-time (73)
Part-time (0)
Male (54)
Female (19)

Location & Contact

Address Storrs, CT  06269
United States
Contact David Benson
Head
Email: david.benson@uconn.edu
Phone: 860-486-4258
Fax: 860-486-4331