57
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Nebraska Medical Center / Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is located in Omaha, NE, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 9

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

72
Applied
15
Accepted
13
Enrolled
21%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st April 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$17,540
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

57
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 15%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time (20)
Part-time (1)
Male (18)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry, biophysical chemistry, nanomedicine, pharmacokinetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,800,000

Location & Contact

Address 986120 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE  68198-6120
United States
Contact Dr. Ram Mahato
Chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program Committee
Email: ram.mahato@unmc.edu
Phone: 402-559-5422