21
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral defense of dissertation, preliminary exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
10
Accepted
6
Enrolled
18%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, research experience
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 84

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.29%
Black or African American 4.76%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 47.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time (21)
Part-time (0)
Male (11)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cell signaling, stem cells, organogenesis, cell biology, developmental genetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,833,872

Location & Contact

Address 3062 Biomedical Science Research Building
109 Zina Pitcher Place
Ann Arbor, MI  48109
United States
Contact Dr. Pierre A. Coulombe
Professor and Chair
Email: coulombe@umich.edu
Phone: 734-615-7509
Fax: 734-763-1166