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Colorado State University

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Fort Collins, CO

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Colorado State University

Overview

Colorado State University / Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is located in Fort Collins, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 5

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 Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
13
Accepted
11
Enrolled
37%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements BS/BA with minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, research interests

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 50

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
60%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
39%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.33%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.33%

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 4
Male (17)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Genome architecture and function; molecular basis for cancer; cellular trafficking and human disease; drug screening and design; synthetic biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,501,064

Location & Contact

Address 1870 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1870
United States
Contact Dr. Laurie A. Stargell
Chair/Professor
Email: laurie.stargell@colostate.edu
Phone: 970-491-0569
Fax: 970-491-0494