27
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Vanderbilt University / Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics 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

Doctoral Degrees 9

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

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary, qualifying, and final 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

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

27
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.11%
Black or African American 7.41%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 14.81%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time (26)
Part-time (0)
Male (23)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biophysics, cell signaling and gene regulation, human genetics, diabetes and obesity, neuroscience
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: 615-343-0490