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Duke University

Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology

Durham, NC

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Duke University

Overview

Duke University / Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology is located in Durham, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Pharmacology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 7

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

67
Applied
15
Accepted
8
Enrolled
22%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

44
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.55%
Black or African American 6.82%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.27%
Asian 31.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.27%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Developmental pharmacology, neuropharmacology, molecular pharmacology, toxicology, cell growth and metabolism
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 3813, Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC  27710
United States
Contact Dr. David MacAlpine
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: david.macalpine@duke.edu
Phone: 919-681-6077