24
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Puerto Rico–Medical Sciences Campus / Department of Biochemistry is located in San Juan, PR, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
18
Accepted
17
Enrolled
82%

Applying

20
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline September 15th September 15th No
Spring deadline February 15th February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 30
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 100%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian Not Reported
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 (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (6)
Male (8)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Genetics, cell and molecular biology, cancer biology, protein structure/function, glycosilation of proteins
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,798,653

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 365067
San Juan, PR  00936-5067
United States
Contact Dr. José R. Rodriguez-Medina
Phone: 787-758-2525