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University of Michigan

Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Ann Arbor , MI

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University of Michigan

Overview

University of Michigan / Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology is located in Ann Arbor, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 7

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 Thesis Required for some
24 credits with at least 16 in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology and 4 in a cognate field
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam, oral defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

139
Applied
37
Accepted
23
Enrolled
27%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No
Winter deadline November 1st November 1st No
Spring deadline April 1st April 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership

Student Body

82
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.32%
Black or African American 3.66%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 2.44%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 0
Male (25)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cell biology, microbiology, neurobiology and physiology, developmental biology and plant molecular biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,387,853

Location & Contact

Address Biological Sciences Building
1105 North University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI  48109
United States
Contact Dr. Kenneth M. Cadigan
Department Chair
Email: cadigan@umich.edu
Phone: 734-764-7476
Fax: 734-615-6337

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