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Duke University

Department of Biochemistry

Durham, NC

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Duke University

Overview

Duke University / Department of Biochemistry is located in Durham, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Enzyme mechanisms
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Crystallography of macromolecules
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nucleic acid structure and function
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Protein structure and function
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Lipid biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Membrane structure and function
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neurochemistry

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

90
Applied
15
Accepted
5
Enrolled
17%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 8th December 8th Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 8

Student Body

63
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 6.35%
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native 47.62%
Asian 1.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.59%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Location & Contact

Address Box 3711, Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC  27710
United States
Contact Leonard Spicer
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: norfleet@duke.edu
Phone: 919-681-8770
Fax: 919-684-8885