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University of Pennsylvania

Graduate Group in Pharmacology

Philadelphia, PA

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University of Pennsylvania

Overview

University of Pennsylvania / Graduate Group in Pharmacology is located in Philadelphia, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (VMD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

80
Applied
27
Accepted
17
Enrolled
34%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Previous course work in physical or natural science

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Student Body

69
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.59%
Black or African American 13.04%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 20.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.45%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Properties and regulation of receptors for biogenic amines, molecular aspects of transduction, mechanisms of biosynthesis, biological mechanisms of depression, developmental events in the nervous system
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
United States
Contact Dr. Julie Blendy
Chair
Phone: 215-898-0730