16
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Michigan / Doctoral Program in Cancer 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 3

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
Preliminary examination, oral defense of dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

128
Applied
11
Accepted
6
Enrolled
9%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

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

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$140,000
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Financial Support

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

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.75%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 6.25%
Asian 18.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.25%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

40
Total faculty
Full-time (40)
Part-time (0)
Male (29)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Tumor immunology, viral oncogenesis, cell biology, genetics, epidemiology, pathology, bioinformatics, cancer biology, cancer genetics, cancer immunology and hematopoiesis, developmental therapeutics, translational and clinical research, cancer epidemiology and prevention
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,644,729

Location & Contact

Address 2978 Taubman Medical Library
1135 East Catherine Street
Ann Arbor, MI  48109
United States
Contact Dr. Elizabeth Lawlor
Professor of Pediatric Oncology/Associate Director for Education and Training, UM Comprehensive Cancer Center/Director, Cancer Biology Program
Email: elawlor@umich.edu
Phone: 734-615-4814
Fax: 734-764-9017