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University of Massachusetts Medical School

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Worcester, MA

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University of Massachusetts Medical School

Overview

University of Massachusetts Medical School / Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is located in Worcester, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Clinical investigation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical sciences (millennium program)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical and population health research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical sciences Interdisciplinary
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical sciences Translational science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical sciences Biochemistry and molecular pharmacology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical sciences Cancer biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical sciences Immunology and microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical sciences Neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical sciences Bioinformatics and computational biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 51

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

608
Applied
168
Accepted
54
Enrolled
28%

Applying

80
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
Master's Degree Requirements MD, PhD, DVM, or PharmD
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

347
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.32%
Black or African American 2.88%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 10.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 7.49%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

1,673
Total faculty
Full-time - 1,316
Part-time - 357
Male (918)
Female (755)

Research

Focus of faculty research: RNA biology, molecular/cell/developmental/metabolic biology, bioinformatics and computational biology, clinical/translational research, infectious disease and immunology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
279,010,000

Location & Contact

Address 55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA  01655-0115
United States
Contact Dr. Mary Ellen Lane
Dean
Email: maryellen.lane@umassmed.edu
Phone: 508-856-4018

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