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Purdue University

Department of Biochemistry

West Lafayette , IN

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Purdue University

Overview

Purdue University / Department of Biochemistry is located in West Lafayette, IN, 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 11

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
Preliminary and qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

53
Applied
24
Accepted
13
Enrolled
45%

Applying

60
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 January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 30th September 30th No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 77

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15

Student Body

49
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 4.08%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.04%
Unknown 8.16%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular biology and post-translational modifications of neuropeptides, membrane transport proteins
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Andrew Mesecar
Head of the Graduate Program
Email: amesecar@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-1607

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