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Vanderbilt University

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Nashville, TN

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Overview

Vanderbilt University / Department of Microbiology and Immunology is located in Nashville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Required
Final and qualifying exams

Admissions

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.77%
Black or African American 3.85%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.92%
Asian 5.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7.69%
Unknown 7.69%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 36
Part-time - 0
Male (27)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cellular and molecular microbiology, viruses, genes, cancer, molecular pathogenesis of microbial diseases, immunobiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Nashville, TN  37240-1001
United States
Contact Dr. Roger Cone
Acting Chair
Email: roger.cone@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: 615-322-7000
Fax: 615-322-5551

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