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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Cancer Research Doctoral Program

Omaha, NE

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Overview

University of Nebraska Medical Center / Cancer Research Doctoral Program is located in Omaha, NE, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 8

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
3
Accepted
3
Enrolled
14%

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 No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference; course work in chemistry, biology, physics and mathematics

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 95

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 3.33%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

71
Total faculty
Full-time - 71
Part-time - 0
Male (51)
Female (20)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cancer genetics, cancer development and metastasis, cell signaling, tumor immunology, molecular therapies for cancer
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 986805 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE  68198-6805
United States
Contact Dr. Joyce Solheim
Graduate Committee Chair
Email: jsolheim@unmc.edu
Phone: 402-559-4539
Fax: 402-559-8270

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