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University at Albany, State University of New York

Department of Biomedical Sciences

Albany, NY

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University at Albany, State University of New York

Overview

University at Albany, State University of New York / Department of Biomedical Sciences is located in Albany, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (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? No

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

33
Applied
14
Accepted
12
Enrolled
42%

Applying

75
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 No
Winter deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline October 30th November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
53%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
46%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 2.56%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.69%
Unknown 7.69%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 8
Male (20)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Gene expression; RNA processing; membrane transport; immune response regulation; etiology of AIDS, Lyme disease, epilepsy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12222-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Janice Pata
Chair
Email: ipata@albany.edu
Phone: 518-402-2750