15
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Puerto Rico–Medical Sciences Campus / Department of Physiology 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

Master's 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? Yes

Degree Requirements

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

2
Applied
2
Accepted
1
Enrolled
100%

Applying

20
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
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

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Interview; course work in biology, chemistry and physics; minimum GPA of 3.0; 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview; course work in biology, chemistry and physics; 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 Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

15
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

14
Total faculty
Full-time (9)
Part-time (5)
Male (11)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Respiration, neuroendocrinology, cellular and molecular physiology, cardiovascular, exercise physiology and neurobiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

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