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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Program in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology and Genetics

Minneapolis, MN

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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Program in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology and Genetics is located in Minneapolis, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Genetic counseling
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular, cellular, developmental biology and genetics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 6

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

179
Applied
19
Accepted
19
Enrolled
11%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 625
TOEFL IBT score: 80

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
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

86
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.16%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.16%
Asian 4.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

108
Total faculty
Full-time - 89
Part-time - 19
Male (60)
Female (48)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Membrane receptors and membrane transport, cell interactions, cytoskeleton and cell mobility, regulation of gene expression, plant cell and molecular biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
9,076,722

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Kathleen Conklin
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: conkl001@umn.edu
Phone: 612-626-0445
Fax: 612-626-6140

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