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University of Florida

Department of Microbiology and Cell Science

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Department of Microbiology and Cell Science is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology and cell science Toxicology
Master of Science (MS) Microbiology and cell science Medical microbiology and biochemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

146
Applied
65
Accepted
43
Enrolled
45%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

87
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.45%
Black or African American 2.3%
White or Caucasian 17%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.15%
Asian 4.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 3.45%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomass conversion, membrane and cell wall chemistry, plant biochemistry and genetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,950,020

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 110700
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Eric Triplett PhD
Professor and Chair
Email: ewt@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-392-1906
Fax: 352-392-5922

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