Back to Results
University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences Campus

Department of Microbiology and Medical Zoology

San Juan, PR

Interested?

Interested in Department of Microbiology and Medical Zoology? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Get More Info
University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences Campus

Overview

University of Puerto Rico–Medical Sciences Campus / Department of Microbiology and Medical Zoology 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

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9
Applied
7
Accepted
7
Enrolled
78%

Applying

20
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 30
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 97.06%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 2%
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 (11%)
Female (88%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 10
Male (12)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular 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

Address PO Box 365067
San Juan, PR  00936-5067
United States
Contact Dr. Guillermo J. Vázquez
Phone: 787-758-2525