40
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Microbiology and Immunology is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score of 300 verbal and quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score of 300 verbal and quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

36
Applied
9
Accepted
8
Enrolled
25%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score of 300 verbal and quantitative)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; 1 year of course work in biology and organic chemistry; 1 semester of course work in introductory calculus and biochemistry
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score of 300 verbal and quantitative)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; 1 year of course work in biology and organic chemistry; 1 semester of course work in introductory calculus and biochemistry
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.5%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 10%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biodefense/emerging infectious diseases; autoimmune disease and basic immune mechanisms; bacterial and viral pathogenesis; vaccines; tumor immunity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,671,726

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Nejat Egilmez
Chair
Email: nejat.egilmez@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-5351
Fax: 502-852-7531