48
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Computational Biology Program is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 5

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
72 credits of academic work

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

197
Applied
50
Accepted
25%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts, curriculum vitae
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits

Student Body

48
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.25%
Black or African American 2.08%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 58.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

94
Total faculty
Full-time (29)
Part-time (65)
Male (73)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Big data and scalable machine learning, bioimage informatics, cellular and systems modeling, computational genomics, computational structural biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. James R. Faeder
Director
Email: faeder@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-648-8171
Fax: 412-648-3163