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The University of Iowa

Medical Scientist Training Program

Iowa City, IA

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Overview

The University of Iowa / Medical Scientist Training Program is located in Iowa City, IA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam MCAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

196
Applied
23
Accepted
8
Enrolled
12%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam MCAT

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

71
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.86%
Black or African American 1.41%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.41%
Asian 21.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

152
Total faculty
Full-time - 152
Part-time - 0
Male (115)
Female (37)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Structure and function of ion channels, molecular genetics of human disease, neurobiology of pain, viral immunology and immunopathology, epidemiology of aging and cancer, human learning and memory, structural enzymology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,435,000

Location & Contact

Address Iowa City, IA  52242-1316
United States
Contact Dr. Steven R. Lentz
Director
Email: steven-lentz@uiowa.edu
Phone: 319-356-4048
Fax: 319-335-6634