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University of Washington

Department of Genome Sciences

Seattle , WA

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University of Washington

Overview

University of Washington / Department of Genome Sciences is located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 6

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

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
General exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

160
Applied
25
Accepted
10
Enrolled
16%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership

Student Body

54
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.7%
Black or African American 1.85%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.7%
Asian 7.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Male (32)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Model organism genetics, human and medical genetics, genomics and proteomics, computational biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,000,000

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact Dr. Robert H. Waterston
Phone: 206-543-2100

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