16
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Missouri–Kansas City / Program in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry is located in Kansas City, MO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 12

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

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32
Applied
8
Accepted
8
Enrolled
25%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, or a related discipline; minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.5%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.25%
Unknown 6.25%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time (31)
Part-time (2)
Male (23)
Female (10)

Location & Contact

Address 5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO  64110-2499
United States
Contact Dr. Xiao-Qiang Yu
Interim Head
Email: yux@umkc.edu
Phone: 816-235-6379