130
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Guelph / Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology is located in Guelph, ON, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (M Sc) Botany
Master of Science (M Sc) Biochemistry
Master of Science (M Sc) Biophysics
Master of Science (M Sc) Microbiology
Master of Science (M Sc) Molecular biology and genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Botany
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular biology and genetics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 17

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

Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Research proposal
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Research proposal

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

63
Applied
37
Accepted
30
Enrolled
59%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported Yes
Winter deadline November 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline March 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum B-average during previous 2 years of coursework
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum A-average
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available

Student Body

130
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
99%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

48
Total faculty
Full-time (48)
Part-time (0)
Male (41)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physiology, structure, genetics, and ecology of microbes; virology and microbial technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Guelph, ON  N1G 2W1
Canada
Contact Dr. Chris Whitfield
Phone: 519-824-4120