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University of California, San Diego

Graduate Studies in Biomedical Sciences

La Jolla , CA

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University of California, San Diego

Overview

University of California, San Diego / Graduate Studies in Biomedical Sciences is located in La Jolla, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Anthropogeny
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Bioinformatics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Multi-scale biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 32

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam As of 2018, applicants are no longer required to submit scores for either the GRE General or Subject Tests. Applicants can optionally submit scores for the GRE General Test (verbal, quantitative, and analytical sections) and/or an applicable GRE Subject Test (Biology, Biochemistry (discontinued December 2016), or Chemistry).
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
1-quarter teaching assistantship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

537
Applied
94
Accepted
24
Enrolled
18%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 3rd Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam As of 2018, applicants are no longer required to submit scores for either the GRE General or Subject Tests. Applicants can optionally submit scores for the GRE General Test (verbal, quantitative, and analytical sections) and/or an applicable GRE Subject Test (Biology, Biochemistry (discontinued December 2016), or Chemistry).

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

167
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Gender

Male (49%)
Female (50%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Anthropogeny; Cancer Biology; Computational and Integrative Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Glycobiology; Immunology; Microbiome and Micbrobial Sciences; Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology; Molecular Pharmacology; Multi-Scale Biology; Neurobiology of Disease; Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Development; Physiology and Endocrinology; Quantitative Biology; Stem Cell Biology; Structural and Chemical Biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093-0685
United States
Contact Arshad Desai
Chair
Email: abdesai@ucsd.edu
Phone: 858-534-9698

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