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Kansas State University

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Manhattan, KS

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Overview

Kansas State University / Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics is located in Manhattan, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 8

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

36
Applied
8
Accepted
5
Enrolled
22%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st December 15th Yes
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 for junior and senior year
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or an excellent postgraduate record

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 41%
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 (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Protein structure/function, insect biochemistry, computational biochemistry, molecular mechanisms in cancer, membrane and lipids biochemistry, infectious disease and cell division
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,456,211

Location & Contact

Address 141 Chalmers Hall
Manhattan, KS  66506
United States
Contact Dr. Phillip Klebba
Head
Email: peklebba@ksu.edu
Phone: 785-532-6121
Fax: 785-532-7278

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