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The University of Kansas

Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology

Kansas City, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology is located in Kansas City, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 4

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
2
Accepted
2
Enrolled
7%

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 January 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements B Sc
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements B Sc

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
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.25%
Unknown 12.5%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Immunology, infectious disease, virology, molecular genetics, bacteriology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,934,631

Location & Contact

Address Mail Stop 3029
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS  66160
United States
Contact Dr. Joseph Lutkenhaus
Professor/Chair
Email: jlutkenh@kumc.edu
Phone: 913-588-7054
Fax: 913-588-7295