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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Department of Biostatistics

Omaha, NE

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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Overview

University of Nebraska Medical Center / Department of Biostatistics is located in Omaha, NE, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3
Applied
3
Accepted
2
Enrolled
100%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st April 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

10
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
60%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 10%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (20%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Clinical trials, small area estimation, statistical genetics/genomics, statistical models in survival analysis, high dimensional data
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 984375 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE  68198-4375
United States
Contact Dr. Kendra Schmid
Campus Director of Assessment, Assistant Dean Graduate Studies, Professor and Chair
Email: kkschmid@unmc.edu
Phone: 402-559-8117