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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Chapel Hill, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Experimental pathology

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
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral exam, proposal defense

Admissions

Applying

77
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 7th December 7th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 7
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12%
Black or African American 12%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 12%

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

74
Total faculty
Full-time - 69
Part-time - 5
Male (48)
Female (26)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Carcinogenesis, mutagenesis and cancer biology; molecular biology, genetics and animal models of human disease; cardiovascular biology, hemostasis, and thrombosis; immunology and infectious disease; progenitor cell research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
14,202,708

Location & Contact

Address 305B Brinkhous-Bullitt Building
CB# 7525
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-7525
United States
Contact Dr. J. Charles Jennette
Professor/Chair
Email: charles.jennette@pathology.unc.edu
Phone: 919-966-4676
Fax: 919-966-6718

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