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University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Physiology and Biophysics

Chicago, IL

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University of Illinois at Chicago

Overview

University of Illinois at Chicago / Department of Physiology and Biophysics is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th February 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

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
Traineership

Student Body

8
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.5%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 87%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 3
Male (16)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neuroscience, endocrinology and reproduction, cell physiology, exercise physiology, NMR, cardiovascular physiology and metabolism, cytoskeleton and vascular biology, gastrointestinal and epithelial cell biology, reproductive and endocrine sciences
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL  60607-7128
United States
Contact Prof. R. John Solaro
Department Head
Email: solarorj@uic.edu
Phone: 312-996-7620
Fax: 312-996-1414