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University of Florida

Program in Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Program in Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant molecular and cellular biology Toxicology
Master of Science (MS) Plant molecular and cellular biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
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? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
First author peer-reviewed publication

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
8
Accepted
6
Enrolled
24%

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 January 3rd January 3rd Yes
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st No

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
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
53%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.57%
Black or African American 3.57%
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

41
Total faculty
Male (33)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: The understanding of molecular and cellular mechanisms that mediate plant development, adaptation, and evolution including bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics, genetics, biochemistry, breeding, physiology and molecular and cellular biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 110690
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact A. Mark Settles PhD
Director
Email: settles@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-392-7571
Fax: 352-392-4726

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