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University of Louisville

Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics

Louisville , KY

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University of Louisville

Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biostatistics
Master of Science (MS) Decision science
Master of Public Health (MPH) Biostatistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biostatistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam A Master's degree in a related field from an accredited institution or its equivalent.
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

47
Applied
28
Accepted
26
Enrolled
60%

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 Not reported June 30th No
Winter deadline Not reported November 15th No
Spring deadline Not reported November 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or its equivalent; recommended minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; 3 letters of recommendation written within the last twelve months; official transcripts of all degrees; one-page personal statement written by the applicant; international applicants: TOEFL or IELTS
Doctoral Degree Exam A Master's degree in a related field from an accredited institution or its equivalent.
Doctoral Degree Requirements GRE and TOEFL/IELTS (only for international applicants).

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$26,000
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 2%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
Unknown 2%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 2
Male (9)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bayesian Inference, Bioinformatics, Clinical trials, Nonparametric inference,Survival analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
295,000

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. K.B. Kulasekera Ph.D.
Department Chair and Professor
Email: biostats@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-6422
Fax: 502-852-3294

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