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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Program in Cellular and Molecular Biology

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Program in Cellular and Molecular Biology is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 15

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, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

334
Applied
49
Accepted
14
Enrolled
15%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
81
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, lab experience

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 92

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

80
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.75%
Black or African American 1.25%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2.5%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.5%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

186
Total faculty
Full-time - 186
Part-time - 0
Male (120)
Female (66)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Virology, cancer biology, transcriptional mechanisms, developmental biology, immunology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1525 Linden Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1596
United States
Contact Dr. David Wassarman
Graduate Program Chair
Phone: 608-262-3203

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