School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences University of Mississippi Medical Center

School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jackson, MS
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
60%
40%
student ratio
247
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
37%
acceptance rate
10 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 56
    • Doctoral Degrees 79
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and first authored publication
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

37% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 186
    • Accepted 70
    • Acceptance Rate 37
    • Enrolled 62
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $25
    • Application Fee - International $25
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st June 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students247
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students247
    • Part-time Percentage2%
    • Full-time Percentage98%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American17%
    • White / Caucasian43%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian21%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student17%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty107
    • Full-time Percentage94%
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchImmunology; protein chemistry and biosynthesis; cardiovascular, renal, and endocrine physiology; rehabilitation therapy on immune system/hypothalamic/adrenal axis interaction
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$11,291,944

Location & Contact

School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences

University of Mississippi Medical Center

2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216-4505
United States

Libby Spence

Dean

Phone: 601-984-1204
Fax: 601-815-9440
Email: lspence@umc.edu

Ms. Barbara Westerfield

Director, Student Records/Registrar

Phone: 601-984-1080
Fax: 601-984-1079
Email: bwesterfield@umc.edu


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