Pittsburgh, PA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
38%
62%
student ratio
48
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
25%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Computational Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and 72 credits of academic work
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

25% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 197
    • Accepted 50
    • Acceptance Rate 25
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, and transcripts, curriculum vitae
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableHealth Care Benefits, stipends (averaging $29,500 annually)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian33%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian58%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty94
    • Full-time Percentage31%
    • Part-time Percentage69%
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBig data and scalable machine learning, bioimage informatics, cellular and systems modeling, computational genomics, computational structural biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Computational Biology Program

School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States

Dr. James Faeder

Director

Phone: 412-648-8171
Fax: 412-648-3163
Email: faeder@pitt.edu

Mrs. Kelly Gentille

Educational Programs Coordinator

Phone: 412-648-8107
Fax: 412-648-3163
Email: kmg120@pitt.edu


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