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University of Maryland, Baltimore

Graduate Program in Life Sciences

Baltimore, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, Baltimore / Graduate Program in Life Sciences is located in Baltimore, MD, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Master of Science (MD/MS)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Epidemiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Gerontology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular medicine Molecular and cellular physiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular medicine Genome biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular medicine Cancer biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular medicine Applied pharmacology and toxicology
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Clinical research
Master of Science (MS) Biochemistry and molecular biology Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Toxicology
Master of Science (MS) Toxicology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular microbiology and immunology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physical rehabilitation science
Master of Science (MS) Cellular and molecular biomedical science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry and molecular biology Biochemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22
Doctoral Degrees 52

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

579
Applied
132
Accepted
46
Enrolled
23%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

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

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 Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

304
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.26%
Black or African American 9.54%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.96%
Unknown 2.63%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cancer, reproduction, cardiovascular, immunology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 655 West Baltimore Street
UMB School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD  21201
United States
Contact Dr. Dudley Strickland
Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies
Phone: 410-706-8010