San Juan, PR
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
88%
12%
student ratio
34
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
77%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Microbiology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language and Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees 1 Foreign Language, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

77% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 9
    • Accepted 7
    • Acceptance Rate 77
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $20
    • Application Fee - International $20
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, interview, and minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, interview, and minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

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 awardsApril 30
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students34
    • Female Percentage88%
    • Male Percentage12%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students34
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino97%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian3%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty26
    • Full-time Percentage62%
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMolecular and general parasitology, immunology, development of viral vaccines and antiviral agents, antibiotic resistance, bacteriology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,065,509

Location & Contact

Department of Microbiology and Medical Zoology

Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences Campus

PO Box 365067
San Juan, PR 00936-5067
United States

Dr. Guillermo Vázquez

Dr. Edna Aquino


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