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Medical University of South Carolina

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Charleston, SC

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Medical University of South Carolina

Overview

Medical University of South Carolina / Department of Microbiology and Immunology is located in Charleston, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Dental Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (DMD/PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 3

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test, MCAT, or DAT
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral and written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
75%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, MCAT, or DAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.0, research experience

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 10
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.52%
Black or African American 9.52%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 14.29%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 30
Male (30)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Inmate and adaptive immunology, gene therapy/vector development, vaccinology, proteomics of biowarfare agents, bacterial and fungal pathogenesis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 179 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC  29425
United States
Contact Dr. Zihai Li
Chair
Phone: 843-792-7915
Fax: 843-792-6590