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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 31
Doctoral Degrees 31

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 GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in either biology, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology or chemistry (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
1-quarter teaching assistantship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

459
Applied
93
Accepted
30
Enrolled
20%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in either biology, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology or chemistry (recommended)

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

171
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Genetics, microbiology and immunology, molecular cell biology, molecular pharmacology, molecular pathology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

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