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University of Louisville

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Louisville, KY

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University of Louisville

Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is located in Louisville, KY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score of 1000 verbal and quantitative)
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score of 1000 verbal and quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
9
Accepted
9
Enrolled
43%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score of 1000 verbal and quantitative)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score of 1000 verbal and quantitative)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
32%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 6%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 10%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Carcinogenesis, cardiometabolic disease, metal toxicology, drug development, diabetes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,077,067

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. David W. Hein
Chair
Email: dhein@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-5141
Fax: 502-852-7868