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University of Michigan

Program in Biomedical Sciences (PIBS)

Ann Arbor, MI

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Overview

University of Michigan / Program in Biomedical Sciences (PIBS) is located in Ann Arbor, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

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
Thesis Required
Oral defense of dissertation, preliminary exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

869
Applied
190
Accepted
72
Enrolled
22%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, academic statement of purpose (aka research statement), transcripts that resulted in a degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 84

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$63,500
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

72
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20.83%
Black or African American 8.33%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Genetics, cellular and molecular biology, microbial pathogenesis, cancer biology, neuroscience, microbiology, biophysics, bioinformatics, cell and developmental biology, molecular and integrative physiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1135 Catherine Street, Box 5619
2960 Taubman Health Science Library
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-5619
United States
Contact Dr. Scott Barolo
Associate Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology/Director of the Program in Biomedical Sciences
Email: sbarolo@umich.edu
Phone: 734-615-7005
Fax: 734-647-7022

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