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University of California, Irvine

School of Biological Sciences

Irvine, CA

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Overview

University of California, Irvine / School of Biological Sciences is located in Irvine, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 68
Doctoral Degrees 36

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

923
Applied
214
Accepted
100
Enrolled
23%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

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 March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

323
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.72%
Black or African American 2.17%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.31%
Asian 17.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.41%
Unknown 6.81%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular biology and biochemistry, developmental and cell biology, physiology and biophysics, neurosciences, ecology and evolutionary biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Irvine, CA  92697
United States
Contact Prof. Frank Laferla
Dean
Email: laferla@uci.edu
Phone: 949-824-5315
Fax: 949-824-3035

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