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University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences Campus

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

San Juan, PR

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Overview

University of Puerto Rico–Medical Sciences Campus / Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology 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 1

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

10
Applied
4
Accepted
4
Enrolled
40%

Applying

20
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No
Winter deadline September 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline Not reported 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

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 30
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

7
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 1
Male (5)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cardiovascular, central nervous system, and endocrine pharmacology; anti-cancer drugs; sodium pump; mitochondrial DNA repair; Huntington's disease
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
323,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 365067
San Juan, PR  00936-5067
United States
Contact Dr. Walmor C. De Mello
Phone: 787-758-2525

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