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Clemson University

Department of Genetics and Biochemistry

Clemson, SC

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Clemson University

Overview

Clemson University / Department of Genetics and Biochemistry is located in Clemson, SC, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry and molecular biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Genetics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

54
Applied
22
Accepted
16
Enrolled
41%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Unofficial transcripts, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$20,696
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

Student Body

49
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.12%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 53%
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 (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Animal genetics, genomics and bioinformatics, microbial pathogenesis, plant genetics and biochemistry, cell and developmental biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,199,673

Location & Contact

Address 154 Poole Agricultural Center
Clemson, SC  29634
United States
Contact Dr. William Marcotte Jr.
Department Chair
Email: marcotw@clemson.edu
Phone: 864-656-3586