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University of Maryland, College Park

PhD Program in Biological Sciences

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / PhD Program in Biological Sciences is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational biology, bioinformatics, and genomics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physiological systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Behavior, ecology, evolution, and systematics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular and cellular biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 5

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in biology (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Thesis work presentation in seminar

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

365
Applied
47
Accepted
20
Enrolled
13%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in biology (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Academic transcripts, statement of purpose/research interests, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

108
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.48%
Black or African American 1.85%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.93%
Asian 8.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.85%
Unknown 4.63%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Location & Contact

Address 7999 Regents Dr.
College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Charles F. Delwiche
Director
Email: bisidirector@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-6884

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