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California Institute of Technology

Division of Biology and Biological Engineering

Pasadena, CA

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California Institute of Technology

Overview

California Institute of Technology / Division of Biology and Biological Engineering is located in Pasadena, CA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Developmental biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry and molecular biophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell biology and biophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Immunology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neurobiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Genetics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 18

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
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

176
Applied
31
Accepted
11
Enrolled
18%

Applying

80
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

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

78
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.41%
Black or African American 3.85%
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 (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

40
Total faculty
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 0
Male (31)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular genetics of differentiation and development, structure of biological macromolecules, molecular and integrative neurobiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1200 East California Boulevard
Pasadena, CA  91125-0001
United States
Contact Prof. Stephen L. Mayo
Chairman
Phone: 626-395-4951
Fax: 626-683-3343