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University of Houston

Department of Biology and Biochemistry

Houston, TX

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Overview

University of Houston / Department of Biology and Biochemistry is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry
Master of Arts (MA) Biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 11

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

144
Applied
29
Accepted
14
Enrolled
20%

Applying

75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

93
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.15%
Black or African American 3.23%
White or Caucasian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 1
Male (21)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cell and molecular biology, ecology and evolution, biochemical and biophysical sciences, chemical biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. Dan Wells
Chairperson
Email: dwells@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-2697
Fax: 713-743-2632

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