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University of Louisville

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Louisville , KY

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University of Louisville

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)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 6

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

45
Applied
7
Accepted
8
Enrolled
16%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements GPA >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
Doctoral Degree Requirements GPA > 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: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.82%
Black or African American 2.94%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.94%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Major areas of focus include bacterial and viral pathogenesis with particular emphasis on biodefense/emerging infectious diseases, vaccines, tumor immunity, autoimmune disease and basic immune mechanisms.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,265,143

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

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