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The University of Kansas

Graduate Programs in Cancer Biology

Kansas City, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas / Graduate Programs in Cancer Biology is located in Kansas City, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

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
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
4
Accepted
40%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships

Student Body

9
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 88%
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 (55%)
Female (44%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cancer genetics, mechanisms of metastasis, tumor microenvironment, GI cancers (colon, pancreatic, liver), sarcomas, cancer chemoprevention, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, drug resistance, breast cancer, tumor immunology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,709,244

Location & Contact

Address 3901 Rainbow Boulevard
2003 Wahl Hall East
Kansas City, KS  66160
United States
Contact Dr. Danny R. Welch
Chair
Phone: 913-945-7739